Emerging Markets Not Monolithic; Japan Debt Scary, Says Templeton’s Hasenstab
In 2013, there were big performance differences in Hungary and Indonesia, the Franklin Templeton global bond CIO said.
3 Reasons to Invest in Robotics
They might not be human-like and friendly like in the movies, but opportunities abound.
Rise of Robots Brings Host of Labor Law Questions
As many financial planners struggle to find a balance with robo-advisors, a panel discusses what robotics and automation mean for decades-old workplace laws.
Stolid Switzerland’s Different Path
Both the U.S. and Switzerland are pulling out of the post-2008 global economic slump on the wave of speculative bubbles. But while Washington is stoking its bubble, hoping for faster growth, the Swiss are working to prevent theirs from getting out of hand.
Why Monetary Easing Won’t Help Japan
Japan’s new leader, Shinzo Abe, will take the helm of a country in recession, with business confidence near three-month lows and the highest debt-to-GDP ratio in the OECD.
Josh Brown Reveals 6 Biggest Investing Lessons of 2012
The Reformed Broker has just distilled the most important market lessons he’s learned about 2012 and beyond, and now he has published them for the entire world to see.
Tussle Over Islands Threatens Trade Between China, Japan
The dispute over a small group of uninhabited islets in the East China Sea escalated over the weekend as protesters attacked Japanese car dealerships, shops and factories in China.
Japan Cuts Economic Assessment
The Japanese government has cut its economic assessment for the first time since October 2011, saying the country’s economy could be in for additional risk if the global economy slows further.
Greek Woes Spread
Repercussions from Greece’s financial troubles are affecting countries far from the Mediterranean.
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?