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A prominent UK politico has pledged to freeze energy prices if his party wins the 2015 election—something history shows is dangerous for stocks.
Years after the financial crisis, investors are still ignoring Financials’ improving health—but that’s not necessarily bad.
Should investors fret a possible government shutdown?
What should investors make of proposed emission standards for coal-fired power plants?
What’s next for German Chancellor Angela Merkel after Sunday’s election?
The Fed seems to think slow growth justifies continuing QE—we think that’s exactly why they should stop.
Despite media speculation the Fed would begin tapering asset purchases this month, the FOMC held off—at least for now.
Will rising interest rates mean insurmountable debt in the not-too-distant future?
Stocks rally, but how much does spiking the Fed punchbowl really affect them?
Recent foreign policy flubs shouldn’t hurt stocks—they’re just more fuel for the gridlock markets love.
From energy to tofu, Japan’s weakening yen is causing more than a scene these days.
Identifying false fears might sound weird, but it’s a handy way for investors to gauge the market’s future direction.
The ECB is closer to being the eurozone banking regulator, though we wouldn’t bank on the benefits of a European banking union just yet.
Housing fears are bubbling up, but data broadly show the sector is doing better than many realize.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average will be adding three new stocks—but does it even matter?
While Japanese policymakers and headlines debate a forthcoming sales tax increase, Abenomics’ Third Arrow has seemingly gone by the wayside.
Unemployment improved slightly in August, but how this impacts QE tapering plans remains to be seen.
If a picture says 1,000 words, here are 44,000 bullish words.
Volatility can be pretty volatile sometimes—what does that mean for markets?
How should you invest in the Age of Austerity/Stimulus/Uncertainty/Bernanke/Bubbles?
For many investors, July’s trade report may fuel worries of slowing growth. But in our view, it paints a healthier picture.
It is true there is no be-all-end-all guide to global economic and monetary policy, but here are a few examples of policies investors should watch closely when considering their portfolios.
Manufacturing is strong, but investors still seem skeptical of US economic strength.
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