Global manufacturing data, US employment reports, central bank monetary policy announcements and continuing congressional fiscal cliff talks are all scheduled for the first week of December.
Signs of underappreciated positives in the US and Europe.
France is seemingly finding socialism in practice is a little trickier than in theory.
Eurozone leaders reached a deal concerning Greek debt troubles earlier this week—so what does that mean for Greece moving forward?
Aggregate S&P 500 earnings growth was flat in Q3, but this bull market still has room to run.
Our annual list of reasons we’re thankful this year.
US economic data, a potential agreement on the next tranche of Greek aid and a regional election in Spain likely close out November.
Economic reality doesn’t seem to have influenced Moody’s downgrade of France as much as political pressures likely did.
At this week’s ASEAN and East Asian summits, free trade talks trump territorial disputes.
The US election results seemingly have given rise to heated rhetoric over the Affordable Care Act’s implementation. Let’s analyze the likely economic and market impact.
A rash of US data, European Union meetings and some Chinese economic indicators likely round out the holiday-shortened week.
The eurozone and China dominated headlines Thursday, but news was largely as expected, save for a few interesting twists.
Much US rhetoric is focused squarely on the fiscal cliff—which we’d suggest is actually much more the fiscal norm.
Politicians globally were up to their usual games Tuesday—here’s a brief look at a couple instances.
The latest on Greece’s aid negotiations.
What does China’s leadership transition mean for its economy?
Fiscal cliff rhetoric and Japanese and eurozone economic data are likely headline grabbers in the week ahead.
Investors concerned about the impact on stocks from Obama’s second term should consider some key factors.
Turns out Hugo Chavez and many Venezuelans are huge baseball fans. If only the country could leverage that love in the name of freer markets and private property protection.
France’s seemingly conflicting moves recently highlight the balancing act President François Hollande’s been performing—balancing budget-clearing austerity with economic competiveness-boosting reform.
Politicians engaged in attempting to allocate scarce resources in the Northeast could easily do more good by letting markets do what they do best.
Despite accelerating hiring, the unemployment rate incrementally rose in the last report before the US elections. But should we draw any material conclusions from the data?
With the election upon us, a measure of sanity and perspective.
A rash of European economic news, US elections and a Chinese leadership transition should dominate headline events next week.
Examining the potential economic and market impact of natural disasters.
A new study shows behavioral pitfalls have hindered investors since the dawn of equity markets. How can we fight our emotions?
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