Global X Goes ‘Permanent’
Of all the investment strategy funds that have recently debuted, it was just a matter of time before the ETF industry would launch a “Permanent Portfolio” fund. In February, New York-based Global X Funds introduced the Global X Permanent ETF (PERM).
Occupy Wall Street Turns One Month Old, Goes Global
President Obama has spoken sympathetically of the leaderless protest movement, Republican candidates have criticized it, Paul Krugman speaks of the group's positive potential while rioters in Rome attest to its destructive potential...
From Wall Street to Fleet Street: Protests Set for London
The Occupy Wall Street movement, whose growing presence in Lower Manhattan has steadily attracted more notice, is spreading to Fleet Street, where protestors plan a Saturday march to the London Stock Exchange.
NYSE Euronext in Merger Talks With Deutsche Boerse
Germany's Deutsche Boerse AG, the company that runs the stock exchange in Europe's largest economy, could soon take over the New York Stock Exchange.
Can It Happen Here?
Wealthy individuals and institutions dominate hedge fund investing, but the mainstreaming of these products rolls on. Strategies that traditionally have been available only in the shadowy...
Focus on FTSE
The FTSE Group is a world leader in the creation and management of equity, bond and hedge fund indices. Their indices are used for investment...
No Go in Tokyo
When Fidelity announced last May that it is moving its Japanese equities trading desk, which manages U.S.$47 billion of Japanese assets, from Tokyo to Hong...
Need More Global ETFs?
Throughout the year, international stocks have been on a tear and investors can't seem to get enough exposure to overseas opportunities in any form. On the...
Standard & Poor's is adding an index for Muslims who want to participate in the markets, while still conforming to Shariah, or Islamic law. The...
Pitting an enervated Brit against a brash, self-confident Yank is a frequent theme in post-World War II, post-Empire British literature, appearing in spy thrillers by...