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First 50 Days Of 2014 Offer Glimpse Into Stock Market's Future

The year is young, but we recently surpassed 50 trading days in 2014. The chart below shows that the S&P 500 Index return in 2014 is right around the average return since the <b>bull market started in 2009</b>. However, we’ve taken a different path this year.<p>In the prior years of the current bull market, …

The China Debt Bomb That Wasn't

What started in 2013 has become an international obsession. On March 15, Suntech Power sent a note to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission saying it defaulted on a $541 million bond and other outstanding loans due that day. It was the first ever default of a Chinese multinational.<p>That is, …

For Emerging Markets, Fed Taper Fears 'Just A Fad'

The world loves a fad. Markets are no different.<p>Remember when Greece was going to lead to the break up of the Eurozone? That narrative “was a fad,” said Jan Dehn, Head of Research for Ashmore Investment Management in the London.<p>Here are some more. The idea that Japan could escape its structural …

Guest post: Thailand to bounce back from political strife | Financial Times

<i>By Adithep Vanabriksha, Aberdeen New Thai Investment Trust</i><p>Thailand, the famed ‘Land of Smiles’, has been a lot less joyful during months of …

Is it time to give up on gold?

Gold: You either love it, or you hate it.<p>There are some Federal Reserve haters out there who think it’s wise to put over half of your portfolio in …

El-Erian: Markets should be worrying about Ukraine