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.
India Seeks to Boost Foreign Currency Exchange
India’s economy has been suffering, but the country has thought of a solution that could go a long way to ease its fiscal woes.
Time to Retire the Idea of Retirement
Americans are not saving enough, the economy provides less opportunity and ceasing work has all sorts of ill effects personally and socially.
Mongolia Counters Slowing Economy With Samurai Bonds
The ongoing and acrimonious dispute with mining company Rio Tinto has caused the formerly red-hot economy of Mongolia to slow alarmingly.
Shanghai Free Trade Zone Could Challenge Hong Kong
There is a lot of action following China’s approval of a free trade zone in Shanghai. While not all of it is good, opportunity lies ahead.
Top Portfolio Products: Vanguard Takes Another Shot in ETF Fee War
Vanguard cuts fees on its 500 Index Fund ETF via a reverse share split, and Franklin Templeton launches two new global funds.
Fossil Fuels: More International Investment Risk Than Opportunity?
Investors need to tread carefully as opportunities shift and risks surface.
Equity Envy: Should Investors in Global Stocks Shift to U.S. Equities?
U.S.-only stock investors may be the subject of equity envy with their globally invested peers, but to load up on American while ignoring international may be a bad idea, says a GersteinFisher report.