European countries – both inside and outside the Eurozone – are slashing their budget deficits. Greece, Portugal and Spain – three of the so-called “PIGS” – have to do so, of course. But Germany
Short of sitting on the sidelines, investors can’t escape the global currency wars – a “race to the bottom” shootout that has countries debasing their currencies to boost overseas sales.
Despite lukewarm data, markets soared last week to finish out the month, propelling equities to their best September since the World War II era. Despite this gain on the month, equities finished
When I speak with the U.S. subscribers to my Permanent Wealth Investor advisory service, there’s one bit of wisdom that I repeat time and again: Just because you’re living through a
There is no denying that the ETF boom is in full swing, as billions of dollars continue to flow into the industry every month despite a difficult economic environment. As individual investors and
“The mounting debt crisis enveloping southern Europe is rattling exchange-traded funds exposed to the region and rallying ETFs that profit from uncertainty about Greece, Spain and the fate of the
iShares has issued a plea to the shareholders of a few of their funds asking them to vote on an investment advisory agreement. They have had to adjourn their meeting for a 3rd time due to insufficient