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25 Jun 2014 Stock Picking Matters in the Current Market Climate

Has the current market environment begun to favor less speculative companies and investment managers with a more active orientation? Director of Investments, Managing Director, and Portfolio Manager Whitney George talks about valuations, sectors and industries that he believes look promising, and some names in which he has high conviction.
25 Jun 2014 Big Investors Missed Stock Rally

Pension Funds, University Endowments Diversified Into Other Investments With Disappointing Performances
25 Jun 2014 U.S. Ruling Loosens Four-Decade Ban On Oil Exports

Shipments of Unrefined American Oil Could Begin as Early as August (may require subscription)
25 Jun 2014 More growth, less warming

The only way to get dangerous global warming is to assume stagnation
23 Jun 2014 Jeremy Siegel: Fed gives 'green light' for Dow 18K

"That's why the so-called defensive sectors have done well, because I'm going to buy yield if there ain't going to be yield anywhere else."

23 Jun 2014 Wilbur Ross: Sovereign debt the 'ultimate bubble'

"I've felt for some time that the ultimate bubble, when we look back a few years from now, is going to be sovereign debt, both U.S. and other, because it's way below any sort of reversion to the mean of interest rates"

On Bank of Ireland stake:

21 Jun 2014 The Energy Revolution

Are we really in the midst of an energy revolution? Could the U.S become energy independent? What are the repercussions for the economy, investors and even national security? Financial Thought Leader and energy guru Tom Petrie uses his 40 years of experience as an energy analyst, investment banker and strategist to provide answers in this WEALTHTRACK exclusive.

20 Jun 2014 Bill Gross on Interest Rates

Speaking at the Morningstar Investment Conference on Thursday, Gross outlined details of his firm's "New Neutral" market outlook...
20 Jun 2014 Blurred Lines in International Investing

In an increasingly globalized world, international investing is less about where a company is based and more about where it gets its revenues...
20 Jun 2014 Picks and Tips From Wide-Moat Experts

Equity-fund managers--Staley Cates of Southeastern Asset Management, subadvisor to the Longleaf Funds, Stephen Yacktman of Yacktman Asset Management, and John Rogers of Ariel Investments--detail what they look for in a company's moat and some of the sectors and names where they have had success.