Feb 25, 2015
Low rates should support higher prices in stocks and the housing market for the next few years. Based on this research, investors should remain bullish and savers should consider moving cash into stocks.
Feb 20, 2015
Oil prices have slumped in the past week after jumping more than 20 percent from their January lows. As investors, we need to begin thinking about whether the rebound was a normal, short-term bounce from oversold conditions or a sign of a long-lasting bottom.
Feb 18, 2015
Relying in part on data from the 19th century, Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller has been bearish for most of the 21st century. While his techniques survive academic scrutiny, the idea of the cyclically adjusted price-to-earnings ratio has failed investors for the past decade.
Feb 13, 2015
While many traders have been trying to pick a bottom in oil, stocks have been moving higher and appear ready to give a technical buy signal.
Feb 11, 2015
Governments, households and corporations around the world collectively owe about $200 trillion, an amount that's almost 2.9 times larger than the global economy is.
Feb 6, 2015
Investors can breathe a sigh of relief that the latest euro crisis is likely to end like the previous euro crises did. There's no reason to expect any real change to the system, and that means there will be no change to the investment outlook.
Feb 4, 2015
Low interest rates are making stocks attractive to individual investors and corporate chieftains. Individuals are choosing stocks over fixed-income investments that offer interest rates lower than the rate of inflation in many cases.
Jan 30, 2015
New orders for durable goods are a reliable indicator of future economic activity.