Inflationary pressures are mounting as wages rise, but at a gradual pace that the financial markets should be able to absorb.
Much has gone right for municipal bonds, but the financial difficulties of Detroit and Puerto Rico are a reminder of the potential downside.
Equity Analyst Patrice Collette was drawn to cars long before he was old enough to drive one himself. He shares a few thoughts for those who may be interested in cars as either a hobby or a potential investment.
Concerns about China's economy have dominated the news, but there's a lot going right as well. Among other things: the use of advanced technologies and a move toward efficient automation.
Most of the past decade, fixed-income investors have benefited from low inflation. While inflation is unlikely to skyrocket, consumer prices could begin to move higher as U.S. and global economies improve.
Far from being a relic of a bygone era, the freight rail industry is undergoing a powerful renaissance. Improved performance and dependability have made the sector a growing force in the U.S.
After decades of being held back, a powerful shift is under way. Women in India are steadily gaining access to education and to jobs in coveted fields such as finance and technology.
The traditional TV model is yielding to a new world of on-demand entertainment over the Internet and will likely have major consequences for the entertainment industry.
For decades, medical researchers have struggled to find better ways to fight cancer. Now biopharmaceutical companies are making dramatic advances in an emerging area known as immuno-oncology that could be a game changer in fighting the disease.
As the rate of globalization increases, it is important to consider not only where a company is based, but also where its revenues are coming from.
Companies with built-in demand have the potential to remain more stable in all economic environments, and ride out periods of portfolio volatility.
When it comes to researching financial services companies, those with increasingly diverse sources of revenue should eventually emerge as sector leaders.