Inverted yield curves usually herald a recession. Is this time different?
Investors have reasons to be optimistic about stocks in the long run, according to Robert Doll. The chief equity strategist for Nuveen Asset Management offers an interesting analysis.
The markets are entering one of the biggest seasonal voids. The Fed isn’t meeting, the Congress is going on recess and Americans are on vacation. Does this time of lower trading activity lessen the risk of a market pullback in 2014?
Yesterday the government reported the sharpest monthly decline in wholesalers’ sales since March of 2009. Are we moving toward a recession? Peter Coy of Business Week summarizes forecasts from the leading economists. Part of a successful investment strategy in any environment is minimizing your tax burden.
The latest numbers from the Economic Conference Board were released this morning, with some surprising results. Advisor Perspectives charts the latest trend and offers analysis for investors. In a deal estimated to be worth $10.9 billion, Atlanta-based Intercontinental Exchange has purchased the New York Stock Exchange. John McCrank of Reuters writes about the plans ICE
Now that the major world economies seem to be stabilizing, what is the best course of action for fixed income investors? Osterweis Capital Management offers analysis and advice in our first article this week. Both in the near and long term, inflation may increasingly be a factor to consider. Rob Arnott of Research Affiliates explains his