Showing newest posts from December 2015
Posted December 31, 2015 at 6:00 AM EST
Currencies offer a way to invest with an eye on macroeconomic trends like policy divergence, while possibly earning some interest.
Posted December 28, 2015 at 7:00 PM EST
Earnings weakness, combined with limited Fed firepower and softness in global demand, are likely to cause a outright contraction in the economy.
Posted December 22, 2015 at 6:00 AM EST
The AIIB, New Development Bank and Silk Road Fund provide a challenge — and a fresh alternative — to the IMF, World Bank and WTO.
Posted December 15, 2015 at 6:10 PM EST
Now that the Fed is pumped and primed to begin hiking rates, it’s investors’ turn to play “wait and see.”
Posted December 14, 2015 at 9:00 PM EST
Old and New: Shanghai Tower And Yuyuan Garden Photo credit: Bill Perry/Bigstock
The consumer-oriented domestic economy has overtaken the country’s export sector; that’s good news for China, and for investors.
Posted December 12, 2015 at 12:00 PM EST
Thanks to the knock-on effects for manufacturing and jobs growth, infrastructure investment could help rev the U.S. economy.
Posted December 7, 2015 at 7:00 PM EST
Greater reliance on the shadow banking system might reduce the Federal Reserve’s ability to inject liquidity into a flagging economy.
Posted December 1, 2015 at 6:00 AM EST
Many investors have become caught up in the hype around big data, but the next significant financial frontier will be in big information.