Look to Spanish Banks for a Year-End Rally

Sure, the problem with Spanish banks is that they're located in Spain, but a couple picks draw much of their business from Latin America. More 

France a ‘Time Bomb’? Hardly.

While France has its share of economic turbulence, the French bond market begs to differ with The Economist's dour national outlook. More 

A Rally Is Coming … Just You Wait and See

Several market factors and charts point to a rally however it may take time to get there. In the meantime invest in steady market leaders while waiting it out More 

James Bond, Buffett’s Martian, and Europe’s Gold Standard

It might be time to reintroduce the use of gold as collateral for some eurozone debt obligations, a notion that once seemed unstable but may recover. More 

Will Global Hyperstimulation Hit the Target?

The hundreds of billions of dollars that governments are throwing at their economic woes should get the wheels spinning -- but will it keep them spinning? More 

Markets Are Playing a Global Game of Crisis Whack-a-Mole

Spain, China, oil ... as soon as one crisis recedes from the headlines, another threat to the market and economy boils up. More 

Enjoy the Rally: Super Mario’s Bazooka Is a Dud

Mario Draghi and the ECB have put together a plan that looks suspiciously like many others, and it's doomed to a short life span of success More