You know the rap: men are bold but reckless, while women are cautious—sometimes too cautious. But does the research bear out our assumptions? And how do these differences affect our portfolios?
More and more the squabbles of faraway nations are landing with a thud on our financial doorstep. But will the so-called “Brexit” be the beginning of a disastrous domino effect?
Setting forth on a treacherous sea voyage in the 16th century was a leap of faith. Could the Bom Jesus carry its treasure cargo safely to port?
If you thought the stock market had accepted and even “priced in” an inevitable rate hike, Thursday’s meltdown was an ugly wake-up call.
Has the gold bandwagon turned into a lifeboat? With billionaire after billionaire, now including George Soros, turning away from the market and bullish on gold, what does it mean for retirement investors like you and me?
Talk about your lucky coincidences! Just as China felt a strong desire to get into the gold business in a big way, Barclays felt an equally strong urge to bail out. Serendipity, or something else?
People have a lot in common with nations. We buy more than we can afford, we overextend further than we should and a lot depends on how good our credit is.