Learn from some of the year’s biggest misperceptions.
As 2015 wraps up, here are some interesting stories that caught our attention.
The global economy is in better shape than many figure.
Whether or not stocks rise around the holidays isn’t important or predictive.
Rumors of the Fed’s impact on Emerging Markets are greatly exaggerated.
Investment lessons from the Internet’s first quarter century.
The US government passed and signed spending and tax legislation Friday and it was surprisingly good.
There is no mystery behind persistently low inflation readings.
Assessing the impact of rate hike cycles on fixed income investments.
The US Federal Reserve announced a 0.25 percentage point rate hike Wednesday, the first since 2006.
Trouble at a few junk bond funds renewed long-running bond market liquidity and contagion fears, but there are some mitigating factors.
This MarketMinder Minute examines the impact of initial Fed rate hikes on stocks.
This MarketMinder Minute evaluates how stocks generally react to terrorism.
Some high-profile dividend cuts illustrate the danger of chasing yield.
How one man’s conversion to skepticism can inform your approach to due diligence.
Recent weakness in high-yield bonds doesn’t necessarily mean stocks are destined for a fall.
Though pitched as stable, high-yielding investments, master limited partnerships face tough sledding as oil tumbles.
Beyond the headline noise, recent market reactions to central bank-related news share useful, lasting lessons for investors.
Data reinforcing one sector’s well-known struggles don’t mean trouble for the broader economy.
Answer: With Caution.
The Fed’s new limits on emergency funding shouldn’t prevent it from acting as lender of last resort in a crisis.
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