With the economy growing at the fastest clip in over a decade and the oil price at a five-year low, transportation was one of the best performing sectors of 2014. This trend continued in 2015 driven by solid retail, manufacturing, and labor data that... (full story)
The U.S. markets have seen a volatile start to the year, thanks to the relentless slide in crude oil prices, worries about a possible exit of Greece from the Euro zone, global economic growth concerns and slumping commodity prices. Rising market... (full story)
This year’s Inside ETFs Conference proved to be an exciting and equally insightful event as some of the best minds in the industry met under one roof alongside Wall Street professionals of all walks. (full story)
Nathan Lewis - Daily Reckoning - Wed Jan 28, 4:45PM CST
This post Central Banking for Dummies: Bank Insolvency without Currency Debasement appeared first on Daily Reckoning .
Bank insolvency doesn't have to end in money printing. Using a simple, 500 year-old law, Nathan Lewis explains how to break... (full story)
ValueWalk - Seeking Alpha - Wed Jan 28, 4:32PM CST
By Tim du Toit Do you think adding a company quality ratio to your investment strategy can make a difference to your returns? As you know we are skeptical, as our experience testing quality ratios in the research paper Quantitative Value... (full story)
Ron Rowland - Seeking Alpha - Wed Jan 28, 4:06PM CST
Exchange traded product launches numbered 205 (193 ETFs and 12 ETNs) in 2014, a figure more or less in the middle of the range of the past nine years. Closures came in at 79, resulting in a net increase of 126 for the year. Product count increased by... (full story)
James Rickards - Daily Reckoning - Wed Jan 28, 3:55PM CST
This post Kuroda’s Conundrum, a Contagious Desperation appeared first on Daily Reckoning .
First one to the bottom wins! Competitive currency devaluation is the war game. Jim Rickards takes us on a “day in the life” tour of Haruhiko Kuroda, the... (full story)