Should You Buy Twitter?

Much buzz has been hitting the business news today regarding the IPO (Initial Public Offering) of Twitter. It’s no surprise investors and traders are interested in getting a piece of the action, especially after the large-scale IPO’s of Facebook and LinkedIn. Twitter is essentially the last big social media giant left to invest in. Together, these three social-media giants dominate the current web and mobile landscape. Of these social-media giants, Twitter is probably the best positioned and ...

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Time to Invest in Emerging Markets?

The following post was written by Ben Carlson from A Wealth of Common Sense. Baron Rothchild once said that “The time to buy is when there’s blood in the streets.”  Does that mean it’s time to start looking to rebalance into emerging markets? Investors have soured on emerging market stocks this year.  Growth is slowing in these countries, even though it remains higher than the developed economies. Inflation and volatility are rising and the general sentiment is just plain lousy. No one ...

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