U.S. vs. Germany: ‘No Contest,’ says LPL’s Canally
The World Cup match should be thrilling, but the economic contest has a clear winner, says economist John Canally.
Germany Said to Stall Spain on Bank Rescue
Just when it seems that Spain has made up its mind at last to ask for a bailout for its banks, Germany is said to be pushing Madrid to wait.
German Bankers Argue Over ECB Supervision Plans
The EC has plans to give the ECB authority to supervise all eurozone banks, but the German government says that only the largest banks should be subject to ECB oversight.
Bundesbank Head Said to Have Threatened Resignation Over Bonds
Jens Weidmann, president of Germany’s Bundesbank, reportedly threatened to resign over the issue of bond purchases by the ECB, according to a German tabloid.
12 Key Investment Strategies for Rest of 2012: Morgan Stanley
MSSB’s global investment group shares its asset-allocation strategy for equities, bonds and alternatives for the second half of 2012.
Euro Leaders, Soros Press Merkel on Joint Finance
Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany was in a tight spot as fellow eurozone leaders turned up the heat on the issue of joint debt for the bloc.
Italy Next, Austrian Minister Says
Mere days after Spain received a bailout deal, wary investors and some eurozone officials turned their attention to Italy, proving that contagion fears are far from soothed.
Greece Should Remain in Eurozone: G8
Greece should remain in the eurozone despite its financial woes, according to a communique issued by the G8 gathering at Camp David during the weekend.
Fellow Advisors, All Your Models Are ‘Garbage’: John Mauldin
After the developed world, and eventually even the U.S., deleverages, asset allocation models can be brought back. Is France the next Greece, or is it Japan?
Inflation ETFs Unveiled
ProShares launched the ProShares 30 Year TIPS/TSY Spread (RINF) and the ProShares Short 30 Year TIPS/TSY Spread (FINF).