Real Estate Stocks Finally Break from Financials
Investors are expected to pile into REITs following the creation of a new real estate index by Standard & Poor’s.
June 23, 2016
Volatile U.S. Oil and Gas Sector Attracts, Spooks Investors
Although hedge funds have boosted their long positions in the struggling industry, other players are waiting for oil prices to stabilize.
March 9, 2016
Don’t Look Back: Economists Are Skeptical About a Slump
The catalysts for an imminent recession still aren’t in place, despite geopolitical anxieties and sagging overseas economies.
November 18, 2015
Illinois Pension-Funding Mess Offers No Easy Solutions
With lawmakers scrambling to reform the state’s cash-starved pension system after a court setback, hybrid plans could be in the offing.
June 18, 2015
In an Emerging-Markets Slide, Mexico Holds Steady
Strong capitalization, promising reforms and low penetration rates are poised to lead to Mexican banking sector growth.
Robert Stowe England
February 5, 2014
Credit Rating Upstart UCRG Takes Aim at Big Three
Universal Credit Rating Group’s founders say their Hong Kong firm offers clients a different approach than New York–based rating agencies.
Allen T Cheng
September 4, 2013
Ratings Remain a Good and Stable Indicator of Default Risk
Outlook for corporate default rates remains elevated in Europe, particularly in France, but low in the U.S.
Yann Le Pallec
August 22, 2013
A Perfect Storm Is Brewing in European Corporate Funding
We are likely halfway through a decade of deleveraging. Painful and volatile times remain ahead, particularly in corporate credit.
January 15, 2013
French Bonds Face Sovereign Stress Test
Can France’s debt emulate that of the U.S. after its loss of its AAA rating?
January 16, 2012
Highland Funds Floats Dividend EQ Fund
Highland Funds Asset Management, an investment adviser with nearly $24 billion of assets under management, has rolled out the Highland Dividend Equity Fund.
November 7, 2011