China Fights EU Dumping Tariff; Plans to Boost Solar Sales Abroad
Despite a recently imposed EU tariff on Chinese solar panels and the bankruptcy of a major producer, solar still looms large in China’s energy plans, both domestically and abroad.
Africa: Opportunity Beyond the S in BRICS
Investors considering going a bit farther afield than EU countries, Japan and other developed markets might want to consider Africa—and not just South Africa.
High Growth Prospects Create Investor Opportunities in Central Asia
The IMF predicts 5.5% growth for Central Asia in 2013, but “we’ve only scratched the surface of the great potential there,” says Global X Funds CEO Bruno del Ama.
Top Portfolio Products: Salient Launches Pure Trend Fund
Other new products introduced over the last week include a new ETF from Global X and Total Income+ Real Estate Fund from Bluerock.
Myanmar: Once Known for Rubies, Now an Investment Hotspot
Previously best known as Burma and for its rubies, Myanmar is now presenting international investors with ripe opportunities as the country shakes off the yoke of a military dictatorship.
10 Best Cities for Job Seekers
Personal finance website NerdWallet released its list of the best cities for job seekers based on Census Bureau data on population growth, income, unemployment rate and the cost of living.
EEI: ‘Congress & President Must Act Now To Extend Current Dividend Tax Rates’
Today our nation is facing a series of tax hikes and mandatory spending cuts that threaten to send the economy over a ‘fiscal cliff’ at the end of the year.
Foreign Investment Law Closer to Reality in Myanmar
Myanmar moved a step closer to clearing the way for foreign companies to invest in the long-cut-off authoritarian country.
Income ETFs Attack Low Yields
Investors have been battling record low yields and a series of new income ETFs might offer some help.
Diamond Pressured as Barclays’ Agius Steps Down
Barclays Chairman Marcus Agius resigned from his post after a LIBOR-rigging scandal resulted in a fine of 290 million pounds. CEO Bob Diamond remained at the helm despite calls for his ouster.