Egypt's Uncertainty Leads to Investor Angst
The mayhem in Egypt that began with the ouster of Mohamed Morsi has stayed within Egypt, but there is concern that it could spill over into other countries in the region.
Stolid Switzerland’s Different Path
Both the U.S. and Switzerland are pulling out of the post-2008 global economic slump on the wave of speculative bubbles. But while Washington is stoking its bubble, hoping for faster growth, the Swiss are working to prevent theirs from getting out of hand.
On the Road to Independence
The dream of energy independence for the United States of America is fast becoming a reality.
The Dow’s Upside: Why the Pessimists May Be Wrong
The Dow has been rising, but the pessimists point to troubling fundamentals. However, many of these economic trends could also be seen as beneficial for the stock market.
The United States continues to move toward energy independence with oil-and-natural gas industry exploration and production (E&P) companies playing an important role in that trend.
12 Presidents’ Big State of the Union Ideas on Economy
From FDR to the second Bush, a look at what presidents had to say in their annual message to Congress.
Global Stocks Drop as U.S. Fiscal Cliff Deal Fails
Without an agreement, the U.S. economy will fall off the so-called fiscal cliff on Jan. 1 when Bush-era tax cuts expire and spending cuts kick in automatically.
Nouriel Roubini: ‘Market Reaction’ Will Force Fiscal Cliff Deal
"In the long term, the fundamentals of the U.S. are stronger than other countries," according to Roubini.
Finding Sustainable Growth in a Fragmented World
The global investment environment is increasingly fragmented. Although it has become the norm to say we live in a globalized world, we are also witnessing growing schisms within the “global village.”
For Advisors and Their Clients, Does It Matter Who’s President?
A look back at the last five presidents and their policies' effects on advisors and their clients, with implications for Obama-Romney.