U.S. Treasury prices dipped on Tuesday, as focus turned to U.S. data and the first of this week’s Treasury auctions – a $24 billion 3-year note sale.» Read More
Long considered a second cousin to its northern neighbor — not to mention a source of illegal immigration and drug violence — Mexico is underrated in the global economy.
With lower shipping costs and competitive wages, Mexico is booming, attracting foreign investment from firms that supply North America — a concept known as nearshoring.
Investors looking to sample Mexico will find a limited number of ADRs, but many open-ended mutual funds and exchange traded funds.
The agenda of incoming Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto has profound implications for Latin America’s second largest economy. But no industry stands to be potentially transformed the way energy does.
In the border city of Nuevo Laredo, the bodies of nine people were found hanging from a bridge — the result of a turf war between drug cartels. It exposed the Mexican government’s inability to keep the country’s violence level low enough not to scare away tourists and investors.
How will the Fed's decision to launch QE3 change the way bond investors think about inflation? Michael Pond, Barclays managing director, weighs in.
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Real estate investment trusts have outperformed the broader stock-market this year and have been a lot less volatile. And that's after solid returns in previous years.
Enough of the Fed’s quantitative easing and ever-declining Treasury yields. There are decent fixed income options out there, if you're starving for yield.
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Investors can probably expect solid gains for their 2012 stock portfolios. But the fortunes of individual sectors will also rise and fall in the years ahead, depending on which political party wins the White House in November.
With more people worried about the finances of retirement, the concept of a guaranteed income stream for life is gaining in popularity.
Wary of geopolitical tumult and eager for their first quiet August in years, some hedge-fund managers scaled back the size and scope of their bets in recent weeks, a pullback that was reflected, say traders, in muted monthly returns.
Last spring Dunkin' Donuts launched a campaign in South Korea known as Flavor Radio to build brand awareness for their coffee. Devices that looked and operated like air fresheners were installed on commuter buses in Seoul to lure in customers to their stores.
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Today's fixed-income market has gotten so lean, where's the income? With market interest rates at stunningly low levels, traditional fixed-income investments that are "fixed" from a safety point of view do not generate meaningful "income"—and those that offer "income" often come with so much risk that one can hardly call them "fixed."
Who would have thought that the man who may be Wall Street’s toughest cop would be the funniest guy at the Delivering Alpha conference?
Pershing Square Capital Management founder Bill Ackman told the audience at Delivering Alpha that his fund would take an activist role in Proctor & Gamble.