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Goldman's Cohen: 'Look For More Market Upside--And Volatility--In 2014' (And Other Quotes Of The Week)

I had the privilege a bit over a week ago to attend an hour-long interview with Abby Joseph Cohen, senior U.S. investment strategist at Goldman Sachs. Cohen was the guest for a special primetime edition of the Bloomberg Surveillance radio program, hosted by Tom Keene and Michael McKee.<p>Ms. Cohen is …

Iran and US ease decades of hostility with landmark nuclear deal

President Barack Obama and Iran's Supreme Leader praise Geneva deal as an important first step<p>Decades of bitter confrontation between Iran and America began to ease on Sunday when the leaders of both countries praised a landmark agreement designed to rein in Tehran’s nuclear ambitions.<p>The two …

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Is Brazil A Fail?

Is Brazil’s economy a fail?<p>Well, for starters, higher incomes and 5.4% historically low unemployment suggests nothing of the sort. Brazil’s economy is growing nearly as much as the U.S., and without much stimulus.<p>But there are problems, at least with perception regarding what was once Latin …

Banks consider banning traders from chat rooms | Financial Times

Banks including JPMorgan Chase are considering banning traders from electronic chat rooms in the wake of the international foreign exchange …

The Sum Of All Stock Market Fears In One Epic Chart

Nobel prize winning economist Robert Shiller warns investors that his CAPE ratio is not a good tool for timing the market. But it is good at predicting long-term returns.<p>Having said that, everyone still knows from experience that a stretched CAPE ratio preceded the stock market crashes of the …

3 Warnings Signs Of A Potential Bloodbath Ahead

The title is deliberately provocative to relay the extent of my concerns with recent market action. Regular readers will know of my bearish long-term outlook for stocks based on the view that we remain in a secular bear market which began in 2000 and extraordinary central bank policies have only …

Jobs report beats expectations

The economy added far more jobs than expected last month, a development that surprised economists who had warned that the government shutdown may have hurt hiring.<p>The Labor Department on Friday said 204,000 jobs were added in October while the unemployment rate climbed slightly to 7.3 …

Brazil odds on for a rating downgrade, says Barclays | Financial Times

Print this page<p>Mirror, mirror on the wall, which of the big four emerging markets would be the first to lose its investment grade status?<p>Quite …

Is it Time to Bolt from Emerging Market Investments?

By Hal M. Bundrick<p>NEW YORK (MainStreet) Emerging market (EM) stocks are the hot sauce of your portfolio. They can provide a quick kick to your …

Thailand's Bubble Economy Is Heading For A 1997-Style Crash

Thailand is part of the overall emerging markets bubble that I have been warning about in recent years, along with Indonesia, Malaysia and other Southeast Asian countries.<p>The emerging markets bubble started in 2009, when China launched a bold stimulus-driven economic growth strategy to counter the …