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GDX Gold Miners’ Strong Q3 Results

By Adam Hamilton, Market Oracle, The beleaguered gold-mining sector continues to be plagued by monumental universal bearishness.  Nearly everyone assumes [...]

Are Emerging-Markets Stocks Too Cheap to Ignore?

By Ben Johnson, Morningstar, Emerging-markets stocks have gone from the penthouse to the outhouse. Over the 10-year period ended Oct. [...]

Market history is calling, and it’s saying stock performance will be crappy for another ~10 year

Stock performance has been weak for the past 15 years. If history is a guide, it’s likely to stay weak for [...]

Tough Decade Ahead for Stocks, Says John Bogle

By Christine Benz, Morningstar, Morningstar director of personal finance Christine Benz recently sat down with John Bogle at the annual [...]

BEF Fund ranked first by FE Trustnet

In August 2015 Balkan Emerging Frontiers Fund was ranked first in FE’s Trustnet Offshore database in 5 years performance in [...]

World Markets Weekend Update: Three Up, Five Down

By Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives, Three of eight indexes on our world watch list posted gains over the past week, [...]

10 companies enriching shareholders — and the planet

A quiet corporate revolution is underway: Companies are beginning to compete to change the world for the better. The drive [...]

A Look at Secular Bull and Bear Markets

By Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives, Was the March 2009 low the end of a secular bear market and the beginning [...]

Market Valuation, Inflation and Treasury Yields: Clues from the Past

By Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives, Our monthly market valuation updates have long had the same conclusion: US stock indexes are [...]

Good uncorrelated performance of Balkan Emerging Frontiers Fund

Balkan Emerging Frontiers Fund was launched in April 2010 and it began investing in August of the same year. On [...]

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