World’s 30 Best Cities to Work and Live: PWC
PWC ranked 30 global cities on measures like ease of doing business, cost, economic clout, innovation, health and safety.
Trends Point to Growth & Stability
Developed nations are showing renewed signs of stability in output growth and employment, according to recent data from the International Monetary Fund. Meanwhile, the emerging markets of the world have hit an important milestone: Their combined gross domestic product now represents more than 50% of global production, a recent IMF...
Emerging Markets Dominate Global GDP
Portfolios have not caught up with this shift, says analyst Jan Dehn of Ashmore.
Climate Change Grabs Savvy Investors’ Attention
When the U.N. released its latest report on the impact of climate change, smart investors took note and considered the ramifications for their strategies.
New Hire Roundup: Global X Names Berruga COO, Lynch Senior Compliance Officer
Also, Joseph Cusick, formerly of optionsXpress, joined MoneyBlock, and Robert Litterman was named Commonfund's new board chairman.
Despite Their Financial Power, Women Save Less Than Men: Merrill
Women tend to accumulate less than men in retirement savings despite the fact that they now enjoy more financial power than ever, says Merrill Lynch.
Top 20 Countries for Retirement Security: 2014
Despite improvements, the U.S. ranking in the Natixis Global Asset Management 2014 Global Retirement Index is not so hot.
Emerging Markets Predicted to Have Better Year, Though Macro Concerns Loom
Many emerging-market countries are managing reasonable debt-to-GDP ratios, and their overall growth rates are still favorable, says Vlad Milev of Payden & Rygel.
New Hire Roundup: Altegris Names Jack Rivkin CIO
Meanwhile, Convergent welcomed Richard Wells and the Senate Finance Committee approved three nominees for federal positions.
Investment Hazard: New Venezuelan President Has No Cure For Economic Crisis
Chavez’s successor casts blame, but inflation rages and investors should beware.