April 2011

China and the End of the Deng Dynasty

By Matthew Gertken and Jennifer Richmond, Stratfor, Beijing has become noticeably more anxious than usual in recent months, launching one […]

ETFs can present pricing problems

By Jessica Toonkel   When Tom Lydon switched from working solely with mutual funds to using exchange-traded funds in 2000, […]

What if S&P’s wake-up call works?

Money managers worry that tough deficit cutting could derail nation’s fragile recovery By Jeff Benjamin Notwithstanding ho-hum reactions from bond […]

OXSTONE FOOD FOR THOUGHT – April 2011 – Real Estate Commentary

By Liu-Yue (Louie) Lam, Co-Founder, CEO, & Chief Investment Strategist, Oxstone Capital Management Recently, many prominent investors have sounded the […]

The 10 Best Stocks for Blue Gold

By Dan Dzombak, Motley Fool, For the past hundred years, oil has been the kingmaker among nations; whoever had it […]

Gold and currencies: an historical perspective

By David Levenstein, Gold was money long before currencies came into the fray but a look at how the world […]

U.S. Should Value Greed, Not Need

Margaret Thatcher famously quipped , “The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money.” But […]

Commodities and the global economy after QE2 – Simon Hunt

By Simon Hunt, Simon Hunt says, 2012 will see a new round of money printing by the Fed resulting in […]

Innovation, Espionage, and Chinese Technology Policy

  Innovation, Espionage, and Chinese Technology Policy Prepared statement by Adam Segal Ira A. Lipman Senior Fellow for Counterterrorism and […]

More Foreigners Snapping Up Foreclosed Property

By Jonathan Beer, 247 wall st site, Foreigners purchased about $41 billion worth of residential property in 2010, accounting or […]