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Who Is Japan's New Leader, and What Does His Election Mean for Investors?

Japan will have a new prime minister come Monday. So what does Fumio Kishida, Japan's Obama-era foreign minister, bring to the table?

What Afghanistan Means for the Markets

Don't underestimate the changing climate in D.C.

Taiwan Risk, Defense Stocks, Amazon's Fear Factor, What's Up With Lands' End?

How peculiar that the last day of a calendar can still drive frenzied activity given that most folks can follow their money on a daily or even real-time basis these days.

Bubbly Action, Bad Breadth, Credit Suisse Stumbles, SDR Charade, Eye on Big Tech

I find this action most likely to be less than sustainable, without provoking an algorithmic counter. In other words, don't just be nimble, but tread softly.

Looking for an Energy Boost? Try Royal Dutch Shell's 3.5% Dividend Yield

Shell suffered along with the rest of the oil and gas sector last year. But it could be a good dividend play once again.

Tilray Wins, Even Though Aphria Is the Boss

Aphria investors will have a larger stake in the combined company post-merger.

U.S. and China Put Trade Above Coronavirus Crisis in Weekend Talks

With Sino-U.S. relations approaching an all-time low, trade negotiators will chat by video link in an attempt to get the "Phase 1" deal back on track.

Time to Consider Macau Casino Stocks as Visits From China Resume?

Mainland China, which accounts for the vast majority of visitors to the world's biggest gambling hub, has started allowing individual and group tour trips to Macau. Are its casino stocks in play?

Across the Pond: 5 ETFs for European Equity Exposure

European markets have been slumping for years, but the time for those countries to shine again may finally be around the corner.

I May Be Short Stocks, But I'm Long Humanity

Planet Earth has had a hell of a first half. I just don't see it getting better in the second half.