Articles in Economy

Martin Tillier

Why Markets Aren't Reacting To The News From Greece

The reaction of markets, particularly equity markets, to news is not usually a function of the news itself. Overall market sentiment and dynamics are often far more important in determining the... Read >>

Oilprice.com

Oil Prices Changing The Face Of Global Geopolitics

By Andrew Topf for Oilprice.com In a documentary that aired recently on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s popular The Fifth Estate program, an allegory of Vladimir Putin was presented.... Read >>

Thomas Walek

Hedge Fund Social Media Usage to Grow as Funds Become More Transparent, Mainstream

NEW YORK, January 21, 2015 – Long-known for secrecy and operating in the shadows of investment and finance, hedge funds will become increasingly transparent and more active on social media in... Read >>

Boost

Short & Leveraged BOOST ETPs Gain Allure As Swiss Franc Roils FX, CFD and Spread Bet Firms

Recent turmoil of FX, spread bet and CFD firms, most recently brought about by the Swiss Franc volatility last week brings into question over-the-counter leveraged trading Extreme volatility in... Read >>

Zacks.com

Q4 Earnings Season Seems Less Than Reassuring - Economic Highlights

Stocks will likely continue to cheer the big monetary stimulus from the European Central Bank (ECB) even as the picture emerging from Q4 earnings season is less than reassuring. Oil has been a big... Read >>

Martin Tillier

Why European QE Is A Buy Signal For American Stocks

Yesterday, in a move that was widely expected, the ECB announced that they would embark on a program of asset purchases (otherwise known as Quantitative Easing, or QE) that would bring the total... Read >>

Steven Hansen

Are the Currency Wars Heating Up?

Social safety nets are government or non-government (NGO) social programs to assist those in society who cannot work (or cannot work to full capacity). Many worry that such programs are... Read >>

BlackRock

The Undertow in the Job Market: Weak Wages

By most measures 2014 appears to be the year that the U.S. economy finally broke out of its rut. The second and third quarters were the best back to back quarters of growth in over a decade.... Read >>

Zacks.com

ECB Announces Stimulus Plan To Revive Euro Economy - Economic Highlights

It's all about Europe today, with the region's central bank finally coming around to doing things that they had long promised they would do. Markets were looking for the Euro zone version of the... Read >>

Zacks.com

Finance Firms Drags Aggregate Earnings Picture - Economic Highlights

The IBM ( IBM ) earnings report on Tuesday adds to the growing list of weak readings this reporting cycle, raising questions about the broader corporate earnings picture. Elsewhere we got a better... Read >>

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