Under the Hood: What You Need to Know About Bonds, Pt. 1: Types and Ratings
With rates likely to rise in 2015, here's how to understand the different types of bonds and what their ratings mean.
Proposed South African Bank Amendment Could Challenge Investors
Investors looking for opportunity have flocked to South Africa with the country drawing the most foreign direct investment (FDI) of sub-Saharan African nations, according to Ernst & Young’s “Attractiveness 2014” survey.
Economy Grows Most Since ’03 on U.S. Consumer-Spending Gains
Revised GDP rises 5% in the third quarter, topping estimates released earlier by the Commerce Department
Meredith Whitney’s Fund Said to Drop 11% as Office Put on Market
Her American Revival Fund has lost money on electronics retailer Conn's Inc. and other poor bets, experts say.
No Room for Feelings in the Market
I want to discuss the rather annoying tendency of commentators to extrapolate market sentiment to well, infinity and beyond.
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.
ETF Assets Hit Record With Huge November Inflows
Exchange-traded funds had their third biggest asset inflow in the product’s two-decade history, according to ETF.com.
Canadian Firms Scramble to Add Female Directors Ahead of New Rules
Every few weeks, Sue Riddell Rose gets a phone call asking if she’s interested in joining another corporate board.
Sanctions on Russia Hit Finland’s Economy
Reduced tourism and spending add to Finland’s woes as S&P cuts its rating.
Janus Positioning to Gather Money as Gross Move Reshapes Market
Janus is in conversations with countless institutions and advisors as the firm seeks to grab some of PIMCO's outflows, CEO Richard Weil says.