World Cup Bribery Scandal: 6 Things Investors Need to Know
While the jury is still out on the final outcome, investors in host countries and related sectors should know about the investigation and possible consequences.
‘Bonds’ Limited Upside’ Points to Role for Gold, Says Gold Council
Gold is much less correlated to stocks than many other alternatives, the council says; it's the main ingredient in the World Cup trophy, too.
Qatar Faces World Cup Risks on Multiple Fronts; Investors Wary
International outcry over bribery allegations may or may not cost Qatar the World Cup — but another danger awaits investors, too.
Linser Targets ADRs/GDRs for Safest International Investments
Eric Linser, wealth manager at Avante-Garde Advisors, says depositary receipts are the best means of direct exposure to individual securities from different countries.
Brazil’s Olympic Stadium Closure Exposes BRIC Nation's Infrastructure Challenge
Fast-growing Brazil has a serious economic impediment: its shoddy infrastructure. The latest case in point: the recent closure of the stadium in Rio de Janeiro meant to be the centerpiece of the 2016 Olympic Games.
Scottrade’s Spirit; Pursuing Practice Excellence; Fiduciary Best Practices: July Investment Advisor—Slideshow
Most people are happy enough to talk about themselves, but Brian Davis, who is the focus Investment Advisor’s cover story, consistently highlights his team’s efforts in providing value and service at Scottrade’s institutional arm.
Rise of Brazil and the Beautiful Games
For Brazil, the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games are about more than just sports—they’re a chance to showcase that the country is worth investing in.
Emerging Markets See Victory in FIFA’s Russia, Qatar World Cup Play
With FIFA announcing the locations of the World Cup in 2018 and 2022, investors who have been thinking about putting their money on Russia and Qatar may want to place their bets now.
South African Growth Targeted by Hedge Fund Sector
LONDON (HedgeWorld.com)--The 18th FIFA World Cup may just have ended, but in four years' time it is South Africa's turn to host the football tournament, something that is already creating an investment boom and offering potentially big opportunities for the country's growing hedge fund industry, said the director of a...