Risk Is Up, Oil Is Down in Emerging Markets
There was a time when news like South Africa’s narrow escape from a credit downgrade would have led to investor flight. But times have changed.
5 Key Economic Trends for 2015: SIFMA
Rise in GDP, a lower jobless rate and oil prices that remain low in the forecast.
5 Flags the Market Is Waving at the Fed
A look at several charts tells the story of the factors weighing on traders' minds.
Enforcement: Nationwide to Pay $140M in 13-Year ERISA Settlement
In another action, the SEC charged the owner of a home restoration business with securities fraud for selling unsecured notes to investors.
Fed Vows Patience on Rates, Drops ‘Considerable Time’
Wording change is consistent with recent policy moves and is meant to give Fed flexibility to raise rates if economy accelerates.
Russian Rate Jump Fails to Stop Ruble Crash
The ruble plummeted into a freefall on Tuesday, losing as much as 19 percent as panic swept across Russian financial markets.
Oil Slump Blindsides Bulls That Wagered on Rout Ending
“A number of investors think we’re close to the bottom,” says Michael Lynch, president of Strategic Energy and Economic Research.
Lower Oil Prices Increase Investor Appeal in Turkey – For Now
Turkey is one of those emerging market countries that investors are never quite sure about, and the lower oil prices are sparking investor interest again.
Bill Gross Says Fed May Become ‘Dovish’ After Oil Prices Plunge
With U.S. oil prices below $60, the Federal Reserve may not be in a hurry to raise rates, the fixed-income expert says.
How America Is Kicking Its Oil Habit
The U.S. is producing the most oil in 31 years, growth is accelerating and crude prices are plunging. So why is Americans’ petroleum use waning?