Stocks Plummet on Downgrade, as Obama Defends AAA; Market Gurus El-Erian, Rogers Weigh In
While global markets plummeted Monday after Friday’s downgrade of U.S. debt, Obama said U.S. credit was “among the best in the world”; several market experts also gave their opinions.
Debt Crisis: U.S. Treasuries and U.K. Gilts Trade Places, Briefly
Worldwide, investors are telling the governments of advanced economies that their debt management plans are unpersuasive. For a time today, the bond market signaled that British gilts were safer than Treasuries. Meanwhile, Spanish and Italian bonds reached the danger zone Thursday.
EDHEC-Risk Institute Study: Cap-Weighted Index Investing Is Losing Its Shine
Although cap-weighted indexing continues to dominate the investment landscape, some researchers are questioning its efficacy and alternative indexing methodologies are coming to the fore.
Cap-Weighted Index Investing Is Losing Its Shine
Academics and practitioners take aim at the traditional methodology.
The bumpy road to new normal
It's hard not to be impressed by Mohamed El-Erian. Stepping into Bill Gross's considerably large shoes (ahem) at Pimco during the most difficult financial...
Back in black - European fund inflows rebound
Let's hope it's a harbinger of things to come. Financial Times reported a fund industry rebound in Europe in January. According to the paper: Asset managers...
Where the sun don't shine
Call it Gore-aphobia. Big Al's at it again. The former Veep teamed with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (someone we should ban, in my opinion)...
New president, same as the old president
Paulson got whacked for his cluelessness; Geithner isn't any better. The shiny veneer has dropped from the much-ballyhooed Obama pick, and what we see isn't...
Are You a Stock or a Bond?
Pensions Are Dying; Long Live Pensions"...At present, the only way a company can manage the risk of long-lived workers is to work them so hard...
Commodities safe haven for investors
Commodity stocks are enjoying a resurgence in popularity as Wall Street runs red with blood. Financial Times reports gold increased 11.4 percent to $866.10 per...