Schwab’s Sonders: Bull Market Still in Optimism Phase
Schwab strategist says “we’re nowhere near the euphoria we see at market tops,” but “volatility is here to stay.”
Saudis Sitting Pretty in Global Oil Price Plunge
There’s still only one country in a position to choose winners and losers in the global market: Saudi Arabia.
World Cup and World Prices ‘Heating Up’: LPL’s Kleintop
The global soccer tournament is seeing more goals, and the world's central bankers are facing some signs of inflation.
The Contrarian Play: Emerging Markets Energy Sector
Emerging markets natural resource companies can be dirty companies, but they’re dirt cheap.
Brightman, Ferri Slug It Out Over Smart Beta
Is smart beta really better beta? Research Affiliates' Chris Brightman says yes, but Rick Ferri was having none of it at a Morningstar conference debate.
Nigeria’s Revamped Economy Poses Big Growth, Big Concerns for Investors
Opportunities and pitfalls still await investors in a growing economy.
Riding the U.S. Energy Boom
The U.S. energy outlook continues to improve; the International Energy Agency recently forecast that the U.S. would surpass Saudi Arabia as the world's top oil producer by 2016.
Jim Rogers’ 5 Best & Worst Regions for Commodity Investing
Rogers, speaking to The Daily Ticker, is all surprises on where to dig and grow a good commodity play.
Syria Strike by U.S. Likely to Push Oil Prices Higher
Disruptions in oil supply network could also affect U.S. inflation. Kerry speech slams Assad regime for chemical attacks; markets respond as military action appears to still be an option.
Soccer Spurs Gabon to Shoot Beyond Oil
Diversifying Gabon's economy away from oil is the right move for the long term, but its infrastructure and government transparency are still lacking.