Debt Crisis

Spanish Stocks: Your Cheapest Source of Safety Right Now

The case for Spanish stocks is the value one -- shares in the crisis-wracked country are actually less risky than U.S. stocks at current prices. More 

Get Global Exposure Now, Debt Ceiling or Not

It always makes sense to have international exposure, regardless of the debt ceiling or other political calamity. Get that exposure via Vanguard's VWIGX. More 

Buy BP Stock Before It’s Too Late

The British oil giant faces billions more in costs stemming from the Deepwater Horizon disaster, but that's more than reflected in BP stock. More 

Tapering on Hold Until Janet Yellen Takes the Reins

With all of the dysfunction in Washington right now, and a new Fed chair recently appointed, tapering isn't likely to occur until next year. More 

Here’s The Truth About Debt Ceiling Trutherism

One of the more concerning developments in the debt-ceiling fight is the growing contingent of Republicans who just aren't that worried about raising it. More 

10 Things You Need To Know Before Thursday’s Opening Bell

Good morning! Asian markets were mostly lower; Obama will meet with GOP "negotiators" to try and resolve debt ceiling and shutdown issues More 

Markets And The Debt Ceiling: This Time It’s Different

The only evidence that this round of political antics will all turn out fine is anecdotal. So why is the market so unfazed by the risk of default? More