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.
Investing in Romania: Good Reform, but Struggling With the Old
Mark Mobius recently blogged about a visit to Romania, saying that the country exhibits both the progress and the problems inherent in a globalizing economy.
Is India Turning a Corner?
Only three years ago, India was shaking off the effects of the global financial crisis better than most, but today India is going through a surprise soft patch that cannot be blamed purely on externalities.
Investors Head for Exits, Fearing QE Pullback
Global markets are on a downward trend because of numerous concerns, including the possibility that central banks will ease off their stimulus programs.
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.
A Development Bank Built by and for the BRICS
A bank run by a force other than the U.S. and Europe could change things drastically for developing nations—if it lives up to its stated purpose.
Poland Offers Lessons for Europe on Long-Term Growth
As market participants regain their taste for Europe and begin sifting through investment possibilities, Central and Eastern Europe are once again on the radar.
Roubini, Bremmer at Davos: U.S. Can’t Do More on World Stage
Davos interview brings comments on Clinton hearing and Obama’s ‘I have a Drone’ speech.