Reason TV had an excellent interview with Jim Grant, editor of Grant's Interest Rate Observer on the recent stock market turmoil. Grant says The Fed Turned the Stock Market Into a 'Hall of Mirrors'.
One of the things that we ought to have learned from the 2008 financial meltdown was that a growing diversion between financial markets and the economy cannot be sustained over long periods of time. And when I say long periods of time, I'm talking about periods of 10 years or more, not a two-minute Superbowl commercial.
Over the years, Ive met quite a few friends and relatives who need regular income but are afraid of the stock market, especially when it plunges from time to time (like it did on Monday, Aug. 24). They prefer to invest in income-producing real estate.
Here's a historical fact that Donald Trump, and many voters attracted to him, may not know: The last American president who was a trade protectionist was Republican Herbert Hoover.
Was the Surprise Devaluation and Currency War by China two weeks ago an economic tipping point?
Based on the outcome of the remarkable volatility of trading in the U.S. stock market on 25 August 2015, our rebaselined model of how stock prices work would say that investors are now fully focused on the first quarter of 2016 as they go about setting stock prices.
Dear Carrie: I'm turning 65 in a few months and getting close to retiring. My ex is also turning 65, and as far as I know, he's still working. I would like to file for my ex-spouse's Social Security benefits but don't really want to talk to him about it. Does he have to be involved? -- A Reader
So far in this series, I have shared the first nine of 10 questions that you should answer before you decide whether or not to buy a share of stock in a particular company.
Mohamed El-Erian, former CEO of Pimco spoke with Bloomberg TV's Olivia Sterns and Alix Steel about the selloff in stocks and the implications for Fed policy.
One of the most versatile tools to use to generate income is through covered call writing, or the selling of covered calls on existing positions. In this volatile market, most of what you hear about options is from people buying puts and calls on very short-term directional trades.
What a week it has been
After futile attempts to prop up its stock market bubble, China stood back and did what it should have done in the first place: Let gravity take over.
This century has not been good news for economic liberty in the United States.
The Clean Power Plan, recently announced by President Obama, is one of the most far-reaching regulations in the energy sector to date. For the first time, theres a carbon emission ceiling for power plants, backed by the federal government.
DEAR BRUCE: My wife and I have about $15,000 in credit card debt. Do you think it would be a better idea to save some money for a rainy day or take all the available cash each month and put it to the credit cards to get them paid off quicker? -- C.E.
Imagine this. The owner of a small business facing a financially challenging period is forced to take out a loan from her local bank.
This article will focus on the top-performing U.S. domestic dividend equity fund for the first half of 2015, following our recent series on top international dividend exchange-traded funds (ETFs), DFE, DLS and IHDG.