Analyzing FirstEnergy’s Implied Volatility
On September 27, FirstEnergy (FE) stock was trading at an implied volatility of 17%—marginally higher than its 15-day average implied volatility.
Growth in emerging market (EMLC) (HYEM) and developing economies is projected to increase from 4% in 2015—the lowest since the 2008–09 financial crisis—to 4.3% and 4.7%…
Returns in the emerging markets debt space have so far in 2016 ranked commensurately with risk. More specifically, local debt has been the top performer, with a total return of…
As the chart above shows, flows into emerging markets funds remained positive but diminished considerably from July and August.
Strong investor interest in emerging market debt (EMLC) (HYEM) has continued despite adverse political and economic issues in some countries.
Negative bond yields in Japan and the Eurozone, coupled with very low federal funds rates in the United States, are part of why emerging market bonds and currencies have performed so well in 2016.
NYMEX near-month Henry Hub natural gas futures contracts fell by 6.7% in the week ended August 12, 2016, to close at $2.59 per MMBtu.
As of May 27, 2016, about 50% of Wall Street analysts have rated Range Resources (RRC) as a “buy,” and ~47% of analysts have rated it as a “hold.”
To combat rising home prices in the United States, it’s crucial that potential buyers shop around for the best deals on mortgages.
30-year fixed mortgage rates have dipped slightly in the past year after rising in the middle of 2015 and at the end of last year.
There are two primary avenues for potential homebuyers shopping for mortgages—a bank or a brokerage. Both have their advantages and shortcomings.
With the spring selling season underway, housing starts in the United States are rising.
In the long run, Manhattan’s real estate prices could benefit from the strong wage and employment growth.
Not all areas in Manhattan have enjoyed a price appreciation in the past year.
Being the most densely populated of the five boroughs of New York City and a key commercial and financial center globally, Manhattan has expensive housing.