- Suddenly higher inflation data has Fed watchers looking for any sign of a hawkish move by chief Janet Yellen. The risk of a move on interest rates put European stocks into a defensive mode. Sending ripples all over the world
- Taking Iraqi oil out of the equation would send oil prices to $200 a barrel, a 100% price hike. The rest of OPEC can't fill the void
- Oil at $120 a barrel is seen as the breaking point for the floundering U.S. recovery. The global outlook isn't much better. Every $10 increase in oil cuts 0.2 percentage point from global growth
- Insider trading might be running rampant and some strategies are less sophisticated than you might think. From 'doofus doctors' to sophisticated traders
- SIFMA dials back its economic outlook for 2014, citing geopolitical concerns and uncertainty tied to monetary policy. Cutting the economic growth forecast to 2.2% from 2.7%
Investment Insights: The Blogblog
Jeff Benjamin breaks down the game for advisers and clients.
New inflation data could drive the Fed into hawkish mode
Plus: Oil could get a lot pricier in a hurry, insider trading runs rampant, and SIFMA cuts its economic outlook
Recommended for you
Sponsored financial news
Latest news & opinion
Prosecution rests case in fraud trial against CFO of American Realty Capital Properties.
Brokerage firm's digital marketing investment helps land it at the top of local and overall search engine results, report finds.
Fidelity, Aon Hewitt and Xerox HR Solutions are currently defending against similar fiduciary-breach claims.
The funds are catching on due largely to lower costs and more product availability, but come with some inherent drawbacks.
Personal Advisor Services, four times the size of its closest competitor, combines digital and human touch.