Alternatives Speak to Two Generations
Registered investment advisors have a huge opportunity to develop client relationships using alternative investments with two demographic groups: baby boomers and the millennial generation, young adults born between the 1980s and the 2000s.
Nigeria’s Revamped Economy Poses Big Growth, Big Concerns for Investors
Opportunities and pitfalls still await investors in a growing economy.
Kidnappings by Terrorists Raise Concerns for Nigeria Investors
The kidnapping of hundreds of girls by the Boko Haram terrorist group thrusts the emerging nation's security problems into the spotlight.
Why the Fed's Policies Are Increasingly Ineffective
The central bank took monetary expansion too far.
Sochi Games Are Stark Reminder Why Investors Hesitate in Russia
No country hosting a major global gathering can hope to escape media scrutiny and public criticism, and Russia is no exception.
10 Most Expensive Streets in the World: Billionaire’s Row
Billionaires are buying homes on top streets around the world for record prices, according to data from consultant Knight Frank published by Billionaire.
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.
Niall Ferguson: 4 Reasons America Is Falling Apart
Niall Ferguson, a conservative Harvard professor equally at home in the sweep of civilization as the history of finance, explained to an audience of investment professionals how it is that much of the world is growing while the U.S. is slowing.
Brazil’s Olympic Stadium Closure Exposes BRIC Nation's Infrastructure Challenge
Fast-growing Brazil has a serious economic impediment: its shoddy infrastructure. The latest case in point: the recent closure of the stadium in Rio de Janeiro meant to be the centerpiece of the 2016 Olympic Games.
Sovereign Debt: Emerging Markets and Developed Nations
Optimism may be surfacing in the Eurozone, and many officials may have backed off their original tough stance on austerity, but Greece is still battling its debt demons.