Strauss-Kahn Trots Globe for New $2B Global Hedge Fund
The former IMF Chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, seeks $2 billion for a new global macro hedge fund.
Emerging Market Shakeout Putting Forex Reserves Into Focus
Foreign-exchange reserves are emerging as the latest battleground between traders and developing nations trying to stem the worst rout in their currencies since 2008.
Bill Gross’ Warning: Pot, Pigs and P/E Ratios
Bill Gross is warning investors that the Treasury’s retreat from credit creation will slow down GDP and limit P/E ratios, depressing stocks and helping bonds.
Get Ready for a World Economy Led by China
Do not underestimate the implications of China’s growth.
Your Clients Will Pay for World’s Debt, Advisor Warns
Advisor Romain Hatchuel says higher taxes, especially on the wealthy, are imminent as Western nations deal with heavy debt loads.
Wounded Celtic Tiger Is Slowly Recovering
It remains to be seen how successful Ireland will be, with the eurozone's economy still floundering, Germany's slowing, and problems continuing within its own borders.
Ukraine's Trade Deal About-Face From EU to Russia Fraught With Risk
Failure of President Yanukovich to sign with Europe threatens progress, economy and government.
France’s Latest Downgrade: Cause for Worry or False Alarm?
Standard & Poor’s hit France’s credit rating for a second time, causing investor concern.
South Africa’s Prospects Eroding
Slowing economy and labor unrest could lead to a downgrade.
From Doom to Boom (and Back): Grantham Sees Stocks Soaring up to 30%, for Now
Stock market scold Jeremy Grantham expects the U.S. market to soar 20% to 30% in the next year or two—before the next mega-crash, at least.