Stocks closed mixed on Thursday, in what was a seesaw and volatile session. The market started the day off well by advancing 1.0%, and setting a new five month high. However, at the 11:00 am
An Observing Mind notes that we live in the age of global and federal governance. The Sovereigns, that is the Congresspeople, passed the Dodd Frank legislation that created the authority of
As talks of a bubble forming in the US bond market continue to prevail, many investors have turned to the Brazilian bond market and for good reason.
In these turbulent times, plenty of investors just want steady income. Others realize they need to look outside the U.S. as they ride out the storm. Yet in a world where some once-stable economies
While there have been pockets of strength in emerging markets for equities (see links below), emerging markets bonds have been even stronger performers in 2010, both on an absolute and
With the S&P500 cratering (uh-oh, we hit the dreaded Hindenurg Omen) and investors flooding to the (perceived) safety of Treasuries in droves, the thing that differentiates this market from the
Three months ago CNBC’s Bob Pisani tapped the shoulders of three ETF experts, Matt Hougan, Tom Lydon, and Jim Lowell, to assemble several different Model ETF Portfolios. They came up with six
As fear continues to take its toll on Wall Street, U.S. debt continues to balloon and economic indicators continue to disappoint, investing in bonds of low-debt nations may be appealing.