South Africa’s Prospects Eroding
Slowing economy and labor unrest could lead to a downgrade.
Asian Currencies Feel Fed Influence
Investors with a taste for international currencies should keep an eye on Asia, where currencies are in flux, thanks in part to Fed policy.
Fitch: ETFs Gain Bond Clout
How much of an impact are ETFs having on the bond market? A whole lot, according to a report from Fitch Ratings.
Asian Downturn Masks Philippines Investment Opportunity
The IMF has just given its stamp of approval to the economy of the Philippines, projecting 6.75% GDP growth.
New Central Bank Governor Inspires Confidence in India Despite Structural Challenges
Raghuram Rajan, the newly appointed governor of the Reserve Bank of India, may have the right solutions to help redress India’s macroeconomic woes.
Vodafone/Kabel Deutschland Merger Bodes Well For Europe, but Recession Could Dampen Demand for Quad-Play
The acquisition of Germany’s largest cable provider, Kabel Deutschland, by Britain’s Vodafone is exciting news that bodes well for merger and acquisition activity in Europe.
20 Best & Worst States for Pension Funding
Public employees of some states find their retirement plans imperiled through bloated promises and mismanagement, while employees of other states are better off.
Eye on Renewables: Hot Markets to Watch
With widespread interest in an energy switchover, investors should be aware of some of the latest trends...
China’s Economy Shows Signs of Stabilization, Still Offers Opportunities
The slowdown in China’s formerly roaring economy has alarmed many who worry that a drop in its massive consumption and production will take the rest of the world down with it.
Timing of Croatia’s EU Membership Suspect
There are questions about whether Croatia chose the right time to join a group that is itself in trouble, or whether the EU itself may have rushed the membership process.