The anemic economic recovery has been in the forefront of the news for several years now.
George Soros’ 8 Bold Predictions From the ‘Tiger Den’
At Tiger 21 event, Soros was asked for his predictions on everything from Jon Corzine going to jail to Obama's re-election chances.
War of Borrowers Against Savers: News Analysis
When Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke announced two weeks ago that the Fed expected to maintain its near-zero interest rate policy at least as long as the end of 2014, it was the latest salvo in our loose monetary regime’s increasing repression of savers.
Asia's New Millionaires Invest in Art, Wine and Other Alternatives
Asia's new millionaires are drawn to 'investments of passion' like art and wine.
Five Good Questions for LPL's Jeffrey Kleintop
The chief investment officer shares his views on the markets, Occupy Wall Street and more.
Putnam Bets on Capital Preservation in ‘Floating-NAV World’
Investors have taken a trillion dollars in assets out of money market funds since the Lehman crisis in 2008 and now Putnam Investments is looking to create a new home for these discouraged investors seeking safety but balking at low yields.
PIMCO’s Bill Gross: Can More Debt Solve Debt Crisis?
The bond king says stimulus policies are stifling growth; on same day, OECD pleads for structural reform.
G20 to EU: Crisis Must Be Fixed This Week
A meeting of G20 nations concluded on Saturday with an ultimatum to the European Union: fix the simmering debt crisis in one week. The 'or else' implied in the ultimatum is a complete meltdown of the global economy, worse than that which followed the Lehman collapse.
Roubini: Global Financial Crisis Has ‘High Likelihood’ of Happening
Economist Nouriel Roubini said that worries last week that the world is in for another financial crisis were based on indicators that such a crisis was on its way.
What Happened in August? Why 2008 Redux Did Not Happen
Ron Baron has a definitive answer for all those investors frightened by the stock-market gyrations of August: 'Summer ’11 is not Fall ’08.' He enumerates the differences between then and now, and explains why stocks today are a bargain.