Germany’s Economic Growth and the Role of Rising Inflation
Germany’s expected rise in inflation is concerning as the cost of borrowing has increased across Europe—and this amid all the political uncertainty.
Gauging the Blowback of Germany’s Unemployment Rate
Germany’s unemployment rate was lower at 3.8% in December 2016, as compared to the pre-crisis level of 11.3% in 2003.
Financials Disastrous for Franklin Mutual European Fund This Year
The Franklin Mutual European Fund Class A (TEMIX) has fallen 6.5% YTD (year-to-date). Why?
Why Was 2015 Disappointing for the Franklin Mutual European Fund?
The Franklin Mutual European Fund was barely able to keep its head above water in 2015 with the smallest gains among the funds in this review.
Detractors across Sectors Held TEMIX Back in Year-to-Date 2015
In the one-year period, TEMIX has returned 4.0%, while from November’s end until December 22, the fund has fallen a sharp 9.8%.
Walmart Is Looking For Growth In International Markets
Walmart (WMT) is the world’s largest retailer. The company reported 6,189 stores in its International segment—compared to 4,987 in the US in 3Q15.
Walmart: When Big-Box Retail Embraces Small
Walmart (WMT) operates retail (XRT) and wholesale stores. The stores are located in the US and 26 other countries around the world.