The crisis in the Ukraine has escalated to include the threat of armed combat, and the global markets reacted as expected yesterday, writes MoneyShow's Jim Jubak, who cites some examples, along with offering his prediction as to how long this crisis may last.
Yesterday, this company reported record fourth quarter revenue that was well above Wall Street projections, writes MoneyShow's Jim Jubak, who feels the company's recent pop indicates that industry enthusiasm has returned.
For his favorite speculative idea for the coming year, value investor John Buckingham looks to a European telecommunications play, with holdings in South America as well. Here's his assessment from The Prudent Speculator.
The recent announcement from this company speaks volumes about the current condition of the global oil and gas industry, suggests MoneyShow's Jim Jubak, but even more can be gleaned from pending announcements.
Europe's financial situation stabilized a lot since 2012; there's much less talk about dissolving the currency and economic union, or widespread bank failures, observes Bob Carlson, editor of Retirement Watch.