Long Live the Dollar; a Smarter Way to Buy Gold and More: Gartman, Yusko
An Inside ETFs session with Dennis Gartman and Mark Yusko called “The Great Fed Debate” contained surprisingly little disagreement but many astute insights.
S&P 500 Erases 2015 Loss, Bonds Rally on ECB Stimulus; Oil Drops
The S&P capped its fourth straight gain amid the ECB's stimulus news and strong bank and transportation earnings.
ECB's Draghi Commits to Trillion-Euro QE Plan to Fight Deflation
“This is a very important first step and a necessary step,” Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman said.
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.
Axel Merk: ‘There Is No Safe Asset Anymore’
In a provocative and wide-ranging interview, currency manager Merk says stocks will fall, cash isn't a haven and he "wouldn’t touch bonds with a broomstick."
Europe 2015: Investors Take Stock as Deflation Becomes a Reality
As investors closely watch the ECB, what’s their take on Europe in the coming months? Here is what three of them had to say.
Bob Doll’s 10 Predictions for 2015 on Markets, Economy
The Nuveen equities guru sees a good year for markets, though more volatility, with the highest GDP growth since 2005.
Will European Stocks Get Second Life in 2015? Searching for Alpha for January 2015
European stocks are cheap, so the downside risk of owning them is muted.
Stock Plunge Likely Remedy to Fix Fed’s Failures: AEI’s Makin
Fed watcher John Makin argues that monetary and fiscal policies have consistently failed to trigger growth or ward off a deflationary trend.
Stimulus Bets Send S&P to Biggest About-Face Since 2011
Equities slumped on Thursday amid concern over Europe’s economy.