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Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Funds Post Gains in February
The firm’s two main funds moved back into the black; meanwhile the firm is undergoing a major shake-up to its management team.
March 3, 2017
Pensions, Sovereign Funds and the Imperative to Look Long
The agreement of six institutional investors to support a long-term stock benchmark is a sign of the need for a different strategy.
February 13, 2016
Global Innovation Ratings: Not a Perfect Art
Finland, South Korea, Switzerland? Innovation rankings can’t agree on the winner but could help inform long-term investment decisions.
February 5, 2016
Greek Finance Minister Tsakalotos Grudgingly Placates Creditors
Although he’s more diplomatic than predecessor Yanis Varoufakis, Euclid Tsakalotos has agreed to reforms that clash with his politics.
February 1, 2016
Daily Agenda: Rebound in Oil, Yet Traders Remain Bearish
Russia central bank governor skips Davos; European PMI weaker than anticipated; Yahoo mulls its options.
January 22, 2016
Daily Agenda: The Week Ahead, January 18 – 23, 2016
Key macro points from China and the U.S.; big-name U.S. banks report earnings; Davos and Sundance Film Festival bring in the A-listers.
January 16, 2016
Shale Oil Explorers Face a Cautious Buyer’s Market
Suitors like ExxonMobil and Blackstone Group won’t rush into deals, given weak energy prices and past investment flops in the sector.
October 12, 2015
Investors Tackle the Impact of Water Scarcity on Their Portfolios
Dutch pension manager PGGM and U.S. bond shop Breckinridge Capital Advisors are confronting corporate water risk.
April 24, 2015
Davos Participants Look to U.S. for Growth Amid Uncertainty
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivered a confident address at the World Economic Forum, where Russian President Vladimir Putin was a no-show.
January 23, 2015
Normalcy Returns to Davos, and to Financial Markets
Emerging-markets turmoil hasn’t shaken belief in the global recovery, but volatility is here to stay, according to industry leaders like BlackRock’s Laurence Fink.
January 30, 2014