Paul Krugman says he’s witnessing the “Japanification” of the developed world (EFA) (VEA).
Krugman is critical of private investors being involved in the envisaged infrastructure spending.
The results of the general election are out: Republican nominee Donald Trump has won the 2016 US presidential election.
It may take years for any material changes in trade deals to actually go through the US House of Representatives and the Senate.
While developed markets have been caught in a lull, we’ve seen emerging markets grab the spotlight. Emerging markets have been leading stock market returns so far in 2016.
With Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump in the polls before Tuesday’s US presidential election, the projected results are still uncertain. However, a Trump victory may not be good news for those invested in emerging markets.
As per a Bloomberg report, banks such as Morgan Stanley (MS), J.P. Morgan (JPM), and Progressive (PGR) have the highest sensitivity to election results.
Like in September, monetary policy and associated releases were made headlines throughout October.
The concept of economic moat is the basis of Morningstar’s assessment of a company’s (KO)(ORCL) long-term investment potential.
Why does the economy need stimulus? Oil (USO) (UCO) is critical for Canada (EWC). Canada’s energy-rich landscape provides the country with 24% of its export revenue. It contributes over 8%…
Brexit’s short-term impact In our series covering third-quarter GDP figures from the United Kingdom, we highlighted how the UK economy seems to have been bearing the Brexit decision well. However,…
Quantitative easing program in place On October 20, the European Central Bank’s (or ECB) stance on monetary policy remained unchanged. However, it added to market volatility (VMVFX) by hinting at…
Lending stuck in low gear Central bankers in major developed markets (EFA) (VEA) have been ineffective in spurring lending and credit creation enough to set the economic engine rolling. Despite…
Market uncertainty has been a major concern some time now. It has led to increased market volatility, as gauged by the VIX, making investors skeptical about their investment choices and decisions. What’s behind this market uncertainty?
The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget has cited Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s latest proposal on driving economic growth.
The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, in its September 22, 2016, report, cited Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s latest proposal on driving economic growth.
Even without NAFTA, some say jobs would have moved out of the United States anyway in pursuit of low-cost labor or something else.
Republican candidate Donald Trump wants to renegotiate NAFTA. Since 1994, NAFTA has created a common trading market between the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
According to the CRFB, Hillary Clinton’s plan would increase public debt in the United States (IVV) (VOO) by about $200 billion over the next ten years
Over 20 years, the CRFB estimates public debt to reach 106% of GDP with a Clinton presidency and 147% with a Trump presidency.