Will U.S. Win or Lose From the Oil Price Plunge?
If Christmas seems merrier, and Hanukah happier, the gift from Saudi Arabia in not cutting production amid an oil glut may have had something to do with it.
Should Investors Take Advantage of Cheap Oil?
Low energy prices have many positive ramifications for the economy, forecasts from LPL and Janney Montgomery Scott say.
What Could Keep S&P Above 2,000?
Investment experts like Jeremy Grantham point to the factors driving stocks higher — at least for now.
BlackRock Seeks to Run ETFs Using Own Indexes
BlackRock, the world’s largest money manager, filed an application with the SEC for its iShares exchange-traded funds to follow its own indexes rather than those developed by third parties such as Standard & Poor’s.
QE2 to End on Schedule; Stimulus Need Mostly Gone: Janney’s Luschini
The economic stimulus strategy known as QE2, according to Mark Luschini, economic strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott, has largely done its work, and should come to an end on schedule on June 30 with small likelihood of a follow-on QE3 to take its place.
Janney’s Luschini Sees Higher Equities, Stabilizing Food Prices
The “Hog Cycle” author gives his outlook on commodities, and provides two key dynamics to watch on energy prices and equity markets.