Daniel Fortman

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All's Quiet On The Forex Front

The last week of May sees the release of a slew of Japanese April data including industrial production, consumer prices, retail sales, household spending and unemployment. The market should expect that most of the releases would get extra attention, as investors will want to gauge how Japanese …

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Advisers seek merely rich, not the uber-rich

Clients with at least $10 million in investable assets can cause headaches for advisers who manage multiple clients<p>The Holy Grail for most financial advisers is ultrahigh-net-worth clients — often defined as households with at least $10 million in investable assets. The fact is, though, it's an …

The lesson from Better Place’s bankruptcy: Be more like Tesla

Electric car infrastructure company Better Place’s move to file bankruptcy today marks the end of the road for a billion-dollar bet that Silicon Valley-style technological disruption could wean the world from fossil fuels.<p>Founded in 2007 in Palo Alto, California, by a charismatic former SAP …

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The Weekend Is Over, And The Japanese Market Is Getting Clobbered

The weekend is over, and trading has officially whirred to life in Asia.<p>The big market that everyone's watching is obviously Japan, which crashed 7% on Thursday, before coming back modestly in Friday trading.<p>That comeback, however, faded as Nikkei futures traded throughout the day, and now the …

The Grad Student Who Busted Reinhart And Rogoff Explains How Open They Really Were With Their Data

Remember, Rogoff and Reinhart were the economists whose work showed that growth for nations dropped off notably once debt to GDP crossed the 90% threshold. This result was shown to be flawed by UMass Amherst grad student Thomas Herndon, who discovered an Excel flaw in their work.<p>In their open …