The most dangerous myth out there right now is that Treasuries are the key to safe wealth building.
You can’t blame investors in municipal bonds for being worried about how the Detroit bankruptcy will affect the muni market – it’s by a factor of four the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.
When going overseas, Chancellor Merkel doesn’t leave home without planeloads full of executives from Germany’s most coddled companies – exports being the core of foreign policy. And if these deals get snagged on the rusty nails of payment…
Shirt found in Seoul, Korea.
Energy shares have underperformed the broader market starting in April when crude oil prices touched the lows for the year. Stock valuations clearly responded to the downside. On the up-side however, in spite of the recent sharp rally in crude, energy …
America has become a part-time nation. The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported that in June part-time employees in the labor force reached an all-time high of 28 million, 3 million more than when the recession began in 2007.
How much do higher mortgage rates reduce home sales?
One of the most popular questions among energy investors this year is will natural gas prices keep rising in 2013, or will their price climb come to an end?
On August 2, the Bureau of Labor Statistics will report the official unemployment rate. But this number doesn’t tell the accurate story of the jobs picture here in the United States.
Lumber futures turned out to be a good predictor of US housing starts. The large decline earlier this year (see post) translated into weaker than expected residential construction in June (see post). That means we should certainly pay close attention t…