A look at recent economic progress in Rwanda, which issued its first-ever dollar-denominated bond last week.
If you’ve heard UK demand is forever tapped out, don’t believe it.
US Q1 2013 GDP was better than many may presume if focusing on headline growth.
The blame for this week’s “tweet retreat” has been pinned on high frequency trading and the need for more regulation to smooth out such volatility. But for long-term, goal-oriented investors, some reflection on the last “flash crash” should give pause for consideration.
It seems Japanese economic reform may be on ice for now as Abe takes aim at the constitution.
The latest on some rather misguided tax proposals in the US and EU.
Oddly, S&P’s defense against the Justice Department’s lawsuit seems to be their ratings amount to “puffery.”
Will the weakening yen cause a repeat of 1998’s Asian Contagion?
After six rounds of voting, Italy has a president who can now work toward establishing a government.
Fitch seemingly Xeroxed Moody’s arbitrary rationale in downgrading the UK’s credit rating Friday.
The Italian presidential election and Germany’s approval of Cyprus’s bailout dominated eurozone news on Thursday.
What can investors glean from two studies making headlines in recent weeks?
Capitalism, markets and the people who make them up are simply stronger than terrorists.
What does gold’s recent fall mean for mongers’ precious metal?
Chinese GDP slowed a bit in Q1, but the economy should still do fine overall in 2013.
A graphical look into market history shows all-time highs don’t predict future market results.
Chavez’s heir apparent seems set to take power. Whether he maintains it remains to be seen.
The White House released its budget for the upcoming fiscal year, but the details are once again up for debate.
Portugal’s political and economic (relative) calm’s been recently disrupted—does this mean rocky territory from here on out?
The latest efforts to “fix” too big to fail seem unlikely to pass, but their unintended consequences still bear scrutiny.
As the world mourns Margaret Thatcher, a look at her legacy and the lessons she taught the world.
The reaction to Friday’s US Employment Situation report was far from exuberant.
The Bank of Japan seems poised to move forward with long-expected monetary easing plans.
While we can’t know for sure why Kim Jong Un is talking tougher, evidence strongly suggests he’s building political cover for economic reforms.
US stocks have been leading lately, but don’t forget the benefits of a global focus.
A month ago, folks seemed to think the sequester was more of a “sequonster,” but now we’re seeing its bark was worse than its bite.
Lately, we’ve seen claims stocks’ rally is a Fed-fueled bubble—but strong earnings and other fundamentals show that’s not the case.
Fourth quarter GDP was revised higher, which is nice but presages little for the economy or markets moving forward.
Once again, some eurozone officials seem set on forcing a member-state to surrender its competitive advantages.
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