March Jobs Report Shows Slowest Growth Since End of 2013
The jobless rate held at 5.5% as companies sought to bring U.S. headcounts in line with a slow start to the year.
International Investing and Risk: Political and Economic
Here are some of the factors affecting the oil and gas sector.
Investors Pile Into Energy ETFs
Investors poured $1.2 billion into energy-related ETFs during the first three weeks of March when oil prices fell 7.2%. Were they smart or foolish?
Solar Rises as Global Energy Opportunity
Amid all the noise over the plunging price of oil and gas, something else has been happening in the energy sector.
The Hot New Statistic Oil Traders Are Looking at Is 71 Years Old
The sudden interest in Houston-based Baker Hughes’ rig counts shows how desperate traders have become to find the bottom of the oil market.
Finding Investing Alpha by Selective Stock Picking
Why I'm beginning to use some selective stock picking (think energy company Halliburton) to deliver alpha for clients, carefully following the wisdom of Benjamin Graham.
Andy Friedman: 7 Dates That Will Force Congress to Act
Speaking at FSI OneVoice, Friedman says seven "forcing events" will lead Congress to act, despite otherwise continued "split government" in Washington.
Optimistic Fed Said Rate Rise Unlikely Before April
The Fed confirmed that being “patient” on interest rates means no increase before late April.
Axel Merk: What if Things Get Worse?
The fund manager lays out the options — from portfolio insurance to alternative investments — for investors seeking downside protection.
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.