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Global financial turmoil brings the Fed's plan into focus

August 24, 2015

China could be triggering a worst-case scenario for the global financial markets. But it will only really matter if the Fed stays on course with its September rate hike. What the current market turmoil is foreshadowing. Take a deep breath and...

Fear and greed swamp stocks as volatility spikes

August 24, 2015

Taking a lead from global markets, U.S. stocks opened Monday under the influence of classic fear-and-greed forces that should only matter if you don't have a plan. That said, additional losses as the week unfolds should come as no surprise....

How much China is in your fund?

August 17, 2015

While the Chinese economy grew 7.0% in the second quarter, signs of slower growth in July and actions by the Chinese government to devalue the yuan have caused investor concerns. Many investors obtain direct exposure to China through diversified...

DoubleLine's Jeffrey Gundlach says $40 oil is something to worry about

August 12, 2015

Jeffrey Gundlach calls $40 oil 'terrifying' even as oil heads toward $40. In other words, be scared. 'If oil falls to around $40 a barrel then I think the yield on the 10-year Treasury note is going to 1%.' China's currency devaluation surprise...

Falling commodity prices draw speculators and speculation

August 10, 2015

The beauty of falling commodity prices is in the eye of the beholder as investors wrestle with whether to invest into the slide or invest in some kind of defensive strategy. Even with crude oil now hovering around $45 a barrel, there is debate...

The Fed's rate-hike plan now sees an obstacle in the form of China

August 10, 2015

China's flagging economy stands out as the only thing standing in the way of a Fed rate hike. It's always something. The new risk is tightening into a slowing global economy The freefall of commodities is not an exaggeration, but it is being...

China in the bull shop

August 9, 2015

Sometimes you know exactly what you're getting yourself — or your clients — into. Sometimes it's not so evident. Even when advisers perform sound due diligence on investments to ensure they are appropriate for clients' goals and risk tolerance,...

China's stock market freefall has only just begun

August 6, 2015

China's stock market rout is being described as just the beginning, according to the analyst that called the April top. 'There are some big moves coming' Can we call it a market top when Citadel is re-emerging as a likely IPO? History has not...

China's dilemma: Is it 1987 or 1929?

July 31, 2015

Having spent the summer ruminating over the macro events in Europe, my focus has now turned to the U.S. stock market crashes of 1929 and 1987. Why, you might ask? The answer lies in China, where policy interventions in the face of a steep selloff...

A better way to get China exposure

July 28, 2015

If you're brave enough to wade into China stocks, here's something you ought to consider. This ETF invests in Chinese companies listed in the U.S. Brilliant! Repeat after me: Taking 401(k) loans out is a bad, bad idea. Here are three more reasons...

Advisers say China drop isn't done yet, but calm clients on the downslide

July 27, 2015

The greatest one-day drop in Chinese stocks in eight years on Monday is not a signal that markets have bottomed out in China, according to financial advisers. “It would be best to stay away from Chinese stocks for now,” said David Kudla,...

The market's zero-to-hero story

July 24, 2015

Financials are in the right place at the right time. Finally. A “zero-to-hero” story that has been years in the making Those Puerto Rican funds might just be more trouble than they're worth. UBS is swallowing a tough pill. The specter of...

Donald Trump's investment portfolio a messy hodgepodge: advisers

July 23, 2015

Presidential hopeful and real estate mogul Donald J. Trump's investment portfolio reveals a scattered approach to money management, with a collection of hedge funds, stocks and cash across brokerage accounts. A new 92-page report provides a...

Greece's latest problem is the IMF

July 15, 2015

The IMF is throwing a wrench into the Greek bailout works. This doesn't look good. Setting off a political earthquake in Europe Could China be dragging the entire world into a recession? Morgan Stanley thinks so. 'The next global recession will...

Fund unloads China stocks but finds value in shares listed in Hong Kong, New York

July 15, 2015

Years investing in China's stock market have taught Garry Laurence that extreme volatility creates opportunities. Lately, he says, they've all been opportunities to sell. The Sydney-based money manager, who helps oversee about $25 billion at...

The toughest job in financial advice: Teaching economics to a presidential contender

July 14, 2015

When politics and economics collide, it is often the economics that gets bowled over for the sake of a pandering soundbite. Unless the economic advisers agree with the preconceived views of the candidates, the relationship will be testy and...

Greece offers prime example of how to get in front of clients to counteract scary headlines

July 13, 2015

Even with another bailout in the works for Greece, the country's fiscal woes will remain in the headlines for months, perhaps longer, and financial advisers are reaching out to clients to make sure they keep this melodrama in perspective. “Now...

Stock buybacks come under fire from politicians

July 13, 2015

There is a rising backlash from the record-level stock-buyback programs that politicians are pretending to understand. The usual suspects take their dislike of Wall Street to the people, hoping the people will skip past the details and join...

Short sales are stacking up and the bears are starting to show some teeth

July 10, 2015

The market bears are getting bolder as they start to come out from a long hibernation, which doesn't really bode well for the bulls. Short sales have hit a post-financial crisis peak Putting Puerto Rico's debt load in perspective. On a per capita...

Bill Gross recommended shorting China stocks but didn't pull the trigger

July 9, 2015

Bill Gross, who recommended shorting the Chinese stock market last month before it plunged, didn't actually do the trade. The Shenzhen Composite Index has fallen 38% since the famed Janus Capital Group Inc. money manager recommended shorting...

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