‘Nasty Surprises’ in Store for Economy: AEI’s Makin
It's time to end discussions about an eventual rate hike and consider actions such as expanding the central bank’s balance sheet, AEI's Makin argues.
Iraq Crisis May Lift Iran Oil Prospects
Does Iran have a role to play with respect to the future of global oil market dynamics as the conflict in Iraq continues to escalate?
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.
Oil Makes Countries Go Nuts: How to Prevent More Crimeas
Since the big oil exporters have traditionally been troubled countries, is now finally the time to focus on alternative energy sources?
Commodities Outlook: Not So Bright
Analysts say there are very few segments that could see price increases next year.
Wirehouses Held Prisoner in Broker Bonus Wars
Deals can reach as high as the 300% range, veteran recruiter Mark Elzweig says, and rumors of a truce are premature.
Move Over, Saudi Arabia, and Let North Dakota Take Over
A buyer’s market in oil is in the making and will bring about disruptive market change that should benefit American manufacturers and consumers and prove challenging for Middle Eastern producers and European refiners.
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.
Should Brokers Be Forced to Disclose Their Bonuses to Clients?
SEC Chairwoman Mary Schapiro in 2009 wrote a letter to broker-dealer CEOs warning them about recruiting brokers with high upfront bonuses.