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Financial markets can smell a rate hike coming
Breakfast with Benjamin: Equity markets are abruptly adjusting to the notion that the Fed might finally get off the sidelines.
FTSE announces first emerging markets indexes with China A shares exposure
Allows institutional investors to add an initial increment of China A shares exposure to their emerging markets benchmarks.
Economic growth is fading fast in the so-called recovery
Breakfast with Benjamin: The pace of the country's economic recovery is becoming more of a riddle than a reality.
Smaller economies offering bigger returns in the emerging markets sector
Investors are finding bonds with plumper yields, and stocks that beat the S&P 500
When investing in emerging-markets economies, stock picking beats indexed exposure
Investing in specific companies is the best approach, but it entails more risk
Emerging-markets debt market offers more than yield
Fixed-income securities are increasingly diverse and their credit quality has improved markedly
Phony adviser convicted for conning a real adviser out of $11.3 million
Breakfast with Benjamin: A fake financial adviser was found guilty of wire fraud and money laundering related to $11.3M he conned from a real adviser.
George Soros pitches a currency move to prevent a third world war
Breakfast with Benjamin: The billionaire investor is calling on the United States to allow China's currency to join the International Monetary Fund's basket of currencies.
Dynasty hires Scott D. Welch to be chief investment officer
Service provide plans to expand investment opportunities for its network of advisory firms
Global bond market selloff is now described as 'violent'
Plus: Currency traders become the new yield producers, building a global portfolio, and what Yogi Berra might say about today's financial markets
Good or bad, jobs report could roil the markets, investors
Breakfast with Benjamin: Good or bad, investors could react sharply to the April jobs report. Plus: Bitcoin could be back, Fitbit plans an IPO and offbeat economic indicators.
Fed Chief Janet Yellen warns on stock valuations
Breakfast with Benjamin: The chairwoman of the Federal Reserve called equity valuations 'quite high,' bond yields low and said the combination raises 'potential dangers.' Her comments roiled markets.
Stocks in Europe, Asia might be just getting started
As everyone knows, asset prices generally love quantitative easing, and Europe and Japan both have engaged in massive asset purchases.
Retail brokers are shut out of the SEC's market reform efforts
Breakfast with Benjamin: Retail brokerages are shut out of the SEC's advisory committee for market reforms to protect retail investors.
Wirehouse advisers pile into euro-stock ETFs
Currency-hedging ETF strategies are a no-brainer: Merrill Lynch portfolio manager