One of the most accurate and reliable global economic indicators is the CRB raw industrials spot price index. It has been falling this year, and is now the lowest since Nov. 9, 2009. However, other...
August 10, 2015 | 02:40 pm
The outcome of “Super Thursday” — the day the Bank of England releases a bumper set of data on the U.K. economy and its outlook — has money managers more convinced than ever...
August 06, 2015 | 02:47 pm
The funded status of the 100 largest U.S. corporate defined benefit plans fell 70 basis points to 84.8% at the end of July, the Milliman 100 Pension Funding index showed Thursday.
August 06, 2015 | 03:29 pm
August 03, 2015 | 03:02 pm
Jarrett Lilien on Monday was named interim CEO of brokerage and financial markets technology provider Investment Technology Group.
August 03, 2015 | 01:39 pm
Members of the Federal Open Market Committee decided to keep the federal funds rate at zero to 0.25%, they announced Wednesday at the end of a two-day meeting in Washington.
July 29, 2015 | 03:52 pm
Despite an improvement in GDP growth in the U.K. for the three months ended June 30, a skittish set of data over the past few quarters and low inflation means money management executives still...
July 28, 2015 | 02:09 pm
Shanghai stocks lost another 1.7% Tuesday even as several of the region's bigger markets ended little changed.
July 28, 2015 | 06:35 am
Money managers have been increasing cash holdings to levels not seen since the financial crisis over volatility concerns and unease about China's equity markets.
July 27, 2015
I have previously shown that based on the past five business cycles, the next recession might not start until March 2019. I examined the Index of Coincident Economic Indicators for some historical...
July 27, 2015 | 01:54 pm
Shanghai stocks plunged 8.5% Monday, erasing most of the government-engineered gains of the past three weeks.
July 27, 2015 | 07:38 am
China's seeming success in stopping a precipitous A-shares sell-off raises the question of whether a visible official hand could become a hallmark of a proverbial equity market with Chinese...
July 27, 2015
The most significant money market fund reforms — floating net asset values, liquidity fees and gates — take effect in October 2016 and a pocket of the fixed-income exchange-traded fund...
July 27, 2015
The NCREIF Timberland index returned 0.51% in the second quarter, its lowest quarterly return since the first quarter of 2012. It was also the lowest second-quarter return since 2002.
July 24, 2015 | 04:23 pm
Marc Faber railed against central bank intervention around the globe and said he likes cash now because it “gives you flexibility to buy assets” when bubbles pop.