Betting against the buck easier said than done

February 24, 2014

CHICAGO, Feb 24 (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar has been taking
it on the chin of late. Last week saw the dollar hit a
seven-week low against its rival currency, the euro. The
greenback also declined against a basket of major currencies,
hitting one of the lowest points of the year to date.

Boring might be better for fund investors in 2014

February 18, 2014

CHICAGO, Feb 18 (Reuters) – With U.S. stocks doing a
stutter-step after a five-year bull run, a shift into
low-volatility funds might give you a little more traction if
the market retrenches.

Column – How to deal with emerging markets volatility

February 10, 2014

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Since the beginning of the year, emerging markets have been like cats on a hot tin roof.

How to deal with emerging markets volatility

February 10, 2014

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Since the beginning of the year, emerging markets have been like cats on a hot tin roof.

For investors, a ‘lazy portfolio’ may be a tonic for uncertain 2014

February 3, 2014

CHICAGO (Reuters) – For investors concerned about increasing market volatility, a defensive position might be a savvy move if stocks continue to retreat from 2013 highs.