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The Truth About Labor Market Productivity

The Truth About Labor Market Productivity

The Truth About Labor Market Productivity Rick Rieder explains why slowing productivity is a statistical mirage. One of the greatest economic mysteries out there, according to many market watchers: Why labor market productivity has slowed sharply around the world in recent […]

Why Are Public Private Equity Stocks Struggling?

Why Are Public Private Equity Stocks Struggling?

Why Are Public Private Equity Stocks Struggling? Author — George Trager, Financial Markets Enthusiast, Editor of investbrain.net The largest public private equity firms have overall had a rough time in the public markets over the past 3 years. As shown in […]

Activist Campaigns At Financial Companies Soar

Activist Campaigns At Financial Companies Soar

Activist Campaigns At Financial Companies Soar by Activist Insights The number of companies in the financial sector targeted by activists worldwide grew by 50% from 2014 to 2015, and interest remains high going into 2016. Indeed, 40% of the US […]

Is gold more expensive than silver?

Is gold more expensive than silver?

By  Bargain Value The high-minded metal are quoted on the world’s stock exchanges for decades. We have funds, which invest primilary in this kind of assets and most of us is familiar with the dependence between a gold and a […]

How International Is International Monetary Fund?

How International Is International Monetary Fund?

How International Is International Monetary Fund? by Dan Steinbock, Difference Group Recently, the International Monetary Fund announced “historic reforms” in its governance. In reality, changes have barely begun. The IMF does not look like the world it purports to represent. […]

How Scranton Became Broke

The Real Story of How Scranton Became Broke

The Real Story of How Scranton Became Broke Whispers abound concerning the tale of how the city of Scranton ran into its current misfortunes. The story is like one of those legends that are only spoken orally. Many fear that […]

Do Defensive Sectors Outperform In Down Markets?

Do Defensive Sectors Outperform In Down Markets?

Do Defensive Sectors Outperform In Down Markets? by Andrew Birstingl, FactSet With U.S. stock indices in the red to start the year and market volatility beginning to climb, some are suggesting that investing in the defensive sectors may be a […]