International Investing and Risk: Political and Economic
Here are some of the factors affecting the oil and gas sector.
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Broadens Opportunities
The U.S. may not be overjoyed at the fact, but a new investment bank in Asia represents a host of new opportunities for infrastructure growth.
Ukraine’s Debt Is ‘Unsustainable’: Invesco
One emerging market debt expert says that “it is not surprising that we have begun to see companies attempt to restructure their debt” in Ukraine.
Argentina Fighting Its Way Back Economically
Most recently Argentina has been working on reentry into capital markets.
Kotlikoff: Social Security’s Rules Ripping Off Recipients
Laurence Kotlikoff talks to ThinkAdvisor about some of the most "devious" among Social Security's 1,728 rules—and why high-income clients ignore them at their peril.
Greece Still Seeking Concessions After Bailout Extension
While markets rose on the news that Greece's bailout was extended for four months, investors aren’t comfortable that they’ll come out of it unscathed.
Currency Wars Have a Nuclear Option
There is a big difference between countries that use domestic tools for domestic purposes and those that target currencies to gain an unfair trade advantage.
HSBC List Shows Putin Allies, Drug Lords Used Swiss Secrecy
The private-banking unit of HSBC profited for years handling secret accounts whose holders included drug cartels, arms dealers and fugitives, says a report released Sunday.
New Italian Prime Minister Creates Uncertainty for Investors
Italy could be in for a bit of a rough ride thanks to the resignation of its longest-serving president, Giorgio Napolitano.
Congress Needs to Do Its Bit for Economy
The U.S. is doing better than other regions, but politicians must improve conditions for more Americans in 2015.