global economy

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Goes Dark

The website of major bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox goes offline amid reports it suffered a debilitating theft, a setback for efforts to gain legitimacy for the virtual currency.

2014 Stock Market Outlook: More Gains

2014 is forecast to be another year of gains for stocks markets, supported by stronger economic and corporate underpinnings and improving sentiment among investors.

Is a Silver Bull Market Underway?

It is silver's time to shine after the precious metal climbed for seven straight sessions to notch gains not seen in nearly five years.

Wall Street Plays a Risky Game, Again

Taking note of the Dow's progress, The Wall Street Journal recently called its performance "eerie ... calm ... too quiet." Indeed, if things keep going at the rate they have been going so far, we're on track for the stock markets to gain more than 50% this year. Dow 18,000, anyone?

Now Creating Jobs in America: Emerging Markets

Beware of the constant metaphors used to frame the world economy as if it were a war or zero-sum competition. Investors should remember that economies cooperate as much as they compete when it comes to how things work on the world stage. The current U.S. manufacturing boom is a case study.