In a joint appearance with IMF head Christine Lagarde, Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen announced on Wednesday, May 6, that equity market valuations are “generally quite high” an[...]
In the fast-moving world of technology investing, it doesn’t get any bigger than the two predominant global tech giants, Google and Apple. While Google is focused on search and onl[...]
Look globally and a whole new world of opportunity opens up for investors. Indeed, more investors in the US and Canada are starting to make increasingly shrewd decisions when it co[...]
It’s safe to say that octopuses and other sea creatures probably don’t have a particularly strong grasp of the various complexities of human affairs. It’s also qu[...]
It is well known that the actions of the Federal Reserve have the most significant influence on interest rates. The Fed’s influence is not merely confined to formal statements; so [...]
It’s becoming more and more evident each day that the time of quantitative easing in the United States is nearing an end. Pretty soon, we may see the Federal Reserve raising intere[...]
The term ‘emerging markets’ refers to all developing countries that are beginning to experience liberalization and rapid economic growth. Among them are Russia, India, China, Brazi[...]
The fourth quarter global investment setting came to be dominated by speculation about what would happen if the United States fell over the so-called “fiscal cliff”, which referred[...]
In my experience, a great many investors have misinterpreted the “buy and hold” strategy. They have overly simplified the meaning to be: just buy stocks, any, hold on for the[...]
We have all been hearing the incredible stories of high growth throughout the developing world. As investors seek the potential for higher returns and increased diversification, mo[...]