Food prices are rising. And food producers — decimated by a lack of pricing power — might finally be getting their mojo back.
Analysts expect this African country to recover from its first annual contraction in 25 years. More important for investors, the stock market turned bullish.
We all have a natural tendency to want to invest in our home countries. However, an investor in any number of international indexes has done much better.
Globalization brings benefits. However, globalization leads to a correlation in stock market movements. Now, there’s nowhere to hide in a bear market.
If there’s one thing that defines modern-day France, it’s stringent labor laws that make it tough for companies to adapt and grow.
The global bull market isn’t finished, but sometimes it helps to step away from where the action’s been hot and look for fresh opportunities elsewhere.
The $2.7 billion fine against Google is the opening shot in a soon-to-erupt antitrust war that’s going to take down some of techland’s most dominant names.
It is possible there are no problems below the surface of the European banking system. But the large bank failures are warning that all is not well.