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Bob Brown, Fidelity's bond group president, says with rates unlikely to rise anytime soon and US growth weak, the safe-have, flight-to-quality argument remains sound — even if your're tired of hearing it.
President Obama has said the U.S. has a supply of natural gas to last nearly 100 years. But it turns out geologists and other researchers disagree on that supply figure, which has huge implications for America's energy policy.
Household wealth and workers' wages are dropping in America, making the underemployed a central issue for the American economy and the presidential election, the New York Times reports.
New US tariffs on Chinese solar panels are meant to crack down on government subsidies abroad but they're also killing solar rooftop installation jobs at home.
Fear, uncertainty, volatility. Investors on the sidelines have been stuck with a shaky three-legged stool of late. What lies ahead may not be any less unsettling. Nevertheless, investors would like to move forward — and move up in the world of investment returns.
Some see the bond market rally as tired and overblown, while others say stocks are vulnerable to risk even though they are historically undervalued. So what's an investor to do?
Our special report, "ETF Strategist," gives investors a better understanding of the wide world of exchange traded funds, providing the pros and cons of investing in various asset classes and sectors: fixed income, commodities, emerging markets, technology and currencies.
The political debate is being framed along the polarized lines of whether renewable energy or a revival of gas and oil production at home will create more jobs. The truth is, both are.
The EU. debt crisis has been trouble for global stocks, but it's been terrific for the U.S. dollar, and the Japanese yen . Here's how to get in on the rally.
With the Greek elections, key data on U.S. employment and China's economy and an important Fed meeting, June could be a turning point for worried markets.
With the Greek elections, key data on U.S. employment and China's economy and an important Fed meeting, June could bring clarity to what mystified markets in May.
Combine a desire for yield with expectations for slow but steady economic growth and tame inflation and you have an environment that should benefit all but the priciest U.S. bonds.
Funds that own a mix of old and new tech names will allow you to stay well-positioned for the ups and downs of an uncertain economy.
If you believe that valuations are stretched, that innovation will not be the productivity-generating cure-all or that consumer demand for high-priced tablets and smartphones will wane, bet against the entire sector by shorting these funds.
Our special report shows how success is about new investment, new applications, and new markets — smart growth driven by innovation and excellence.
The stock market appears to be taking a well-deserved breather after a double digit first quarter 2012 return. Volatility has increased recently and we find ourselves back nearly where we started the month. We continue to see a disconnect between corporate earnings (very strong) and U.S. economic data (getting better but still not great).
Our special report, "ETF Strategist," gives investors a better understanding of the wide variety of exchange traded funds, providing the pros and cons of investing in various asset classes and sectors that offer diversification. Starting with fixed income in February, look for a new edition the second Monday of each month through June.
Retirement — especially in the global economy of the 21st century in which jobs are scarce and life-prolonging medical procedures plentiful — may be the financial challenge of our lives. Our special report examines the different challenges of three American generations (Boomer, X, and Y).
The “Mad Money” host said he understands the negatives plaguing the market, but added it’s no time to panic.
The digital revolution has gone far beyond the Internet, smart phone and GPS device in your vehicle. And though these devices have made life and work faster and easier, that may not be all for the good.