Nov 26, 2014
There will be pockets of investment opportunities for the wise. Selective investing in the right sector stocks within the right countries will being rich dividends for the diversified investor.
Nov 19, 2014
I have been watching closely for the cracks in the "Goldilocks" economy that the media pundits seem to be spouting on the financial news channels.
Nov 12, 2014
The world is awash in liquidity. The magic of central banks conjuring up trillions of dollars has spread like a really bad plague and now virtually every central bank is creating money out of thin air or is fighting a losing battle trying to protect their country against this tsunami.
Nov 5, 2014
The real power of managing the economy and how to affect it does not lie with Congress. That job was outsourced to the Federal Reserve nearly 100 years ago.
Oct 29, 2014
On Oct. 24, China and 20 other nations formally launched their version of the Asian Development Bank, possibly a replacement for the World Bank.
Oct 22, 2014
Last week we had one of the most volatile weeks in the stock markets that we had seen recently. Globally most stock markets saw a significant and sustained downturn in stocks.
Oct 15, 2014
The Dow Jones ended flat Tuesday. Gold was up slightly and oil was also marginally higher. Overall, a rather uneventful day except for one market , bonds. The 10-year bond yield fell by nearly 10 basis points. It now hovers around 2.2 percent. Just a few weeks ago it was near 2.6 percent.
Oct 8, 2014
While it may not be quite certain yet, I sense a shift in the sentiment of the stock markets in the United States. The markets fell by 273 points Tuesday. This follows several down days. It just feels like the market is out of steam.