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Institutional buyers are snapping up houses at a feverish pace and keeping some potential homeowners out of the market. Rising mortgage rates could be to blame.
For advisers running a global asset allocation model, it seems there's never been a good benchmark. Well, beta managers, Morgan Stanley Capital International's Global Capital Markets Index may be the solution for you.
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Going into the end of the year, there's a debt deal in the works, no tapering in sight, and a slew of other economic indicators are turning positive. Will the economy skyrocket?
Indian Muslim brides and grooms stand in line to register themselves during a mass marriage ceremony for more than 80 couples of various religions in Kolkata, India, Feb. 14.
In 1965, CEOs of large American corporations earned 20 times as much as their typical employee. Today, it's 270 times. Brown argues this income inequality to be the economy's greatest obstacle to recovery.
President Obama is expected to nominate Janet Yellen as chairwoman of the Federal Reserve this Wednesday. Should Yellen be approved by Senate and accept the position, she will come to the post amidst a huge fiscal debate and unemployment disappointments. It's her show now.
George Soros and Warren Buffett are two of the richest men in the world, but certain circumstances have helped Buffett come out on top.
Stock markets are closing lower and lower as the government remains shutdown. Brown argues that a greater fall in stock prices may be the wake-up call Washington needs. The market needs to scare congress straight before Washington will get serious about finalizing a budget plan and re-open the government.
Trading and investing is a risky business. Why do some investors succeed while others fail miserably?
JPMorgan has paid more than $8.5 billion in legal settlements stemming from a slew of major investment mistakes – yet the banking giant keeps rolling on. How?
Forget Syria, the debt ceiling, oil prices, and the rest. The biggest threat to the stock market for September is the effect of higher interest rates on the US housing market.
In many other endeavors outside of investing, getting a forecast half-right isn't quite the end of the world. In asset allocation, however, half-right can be a killer.
Your investing style should align with your own 'emotions, prejudices, and twitches' according to the father of modern financial writing.
In a recent interview, one expert worries that investors in one market sector – hedge funds – are increasingly moving into similar positions, which could lead to crowded trading. That could be a problem.
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