U.S. equities closed August with a solid gain and set a record high even as the ongoing multi-front trade war’s ripple effects spread to include more products and industries in the EU, China, Canada and Mexico.
We have come a long way from the “zero interest rate policy” implemented by the U.S. Federal Reserve in the aftermath of the financial crisis.
Emerging markets are in free fall. The main reasons for the decline are the recent US dollar strength, trade war fears, and, more recently, the sharp devaluation of the Turkish lira.
The utilization of Private Placement Life Insurance has been considered as a planning strategy for wealthy Peruvian families as a result of the enactment of Peru’s Controlled Foreign Company (CFC) Rules Regime Decembe
Earnings seasons can be volatile. Stock traders love it as an opportunity to position for an earnings beat. And when companies report an unexpectedly terrible miss, it can leave many investors holding the bag.
The theory behind the value investing style is very straightforward. You buy stocks that are undervalued and then hold them until the market recognizes the inherent value and bids the share higher.
China’s economy is undergoing a tricky transition. Recent economic data out of China have underwhelmed, while escalating trade tensions with the U.S. and elevated domestic debt levels have sparked concerns.
The U.S. stock market closed higher for June and the second quarter.