Despite Rate Cut, Investors Focus on China for Long Term
Here are some of the trends economists see, both current and future.
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.
Lack of Access to Pension Plans Takes Center Stage at FSR Event
Many Americans don’t have access to pension plans, and even those that do are falling victim to prolonged low interest rates.
Sanctions on Russia Hit Finland’s Economy
Reduced tourism and spending add to Finland’s woes as S&P cuts its rating.
QE Impact on Europe, Japan and U.S. Differ Greatly
The targets abroad are European unemployment and Japanese deflation.
With Oil Prices Down and Demand Slowing, Are Energy Stocks a Good Play?
BlackRock's Russ Koesterich makes the case that energy company stocks remain attractive and deserve a place in the portfolio.
7 Ways to Boost Pension Systems: EY
Among the recommendations: appointing a "chief simplicity officer" for pension plans to make them more understandable to consumers.
Senators Debate Social Security Fixes
Agreement on the scope of the problem; disagreements on what changes should be made to keep Social Security solvent.
What’s Your State’s Dividend Income Tax?
Some states collect no extra tax on top of the federal dividend income tax, while some add an additional levy as high as 13.3%.
A Good Time to Dig Into Gold Miners?
Gold expert Simona Gambarini lays out the case that could support the sector, which is outperforming the S&P by a wide margin in 2014.