World Markets Boost as US Avoids Fiscal CliffWorld markets soared after a tense New Year break, relieved after US lawmakers agreed a last-minute deal to avert massive tax hikes.
Tel Aviv Stock Exchange 35th in ProfitabilityIsrael's stock market was the 35 best in the world for investors, a CNN study said.
War? What War? Bloomberg Says Invest in IsraelTalk of war with Iran is nothing new for Israel, under threats since 1948, says Bloomberg. “Israel one of world’s best investments.”
‘Dr. Doom’ Investor: Prepare for World IIIGood news and bad news: Analyst and businessmen Dr. Marc Faber says World War III is near. The good news: He said the same thing last year.
Good Side of Market Crash: Lower Fuel PricesInvestors dump stocks and commodities like a plague. The price of crude oil is down by 20 percent. The price at the pump will follow.
Stock Market: Fire Sale or Fool’s Gold?Panic selling abates Monday morning in Israel and European buyers snap up stocks. Fool’s gold or not, real gold soars to $1,700 an ounce.
Wall Street Has a Cold, Tel Aviv Has PneumoniTel Aviv and Saudi Arabia stock exchanges, the first to open after last week’s NY market plunge and cut in credit rating, sank by 6 percent.
Israeli Stock Analyst No. 2Israeli Tal Liani has been named by Insitutional Investor as the number two stock market analyst in the US for the third straight year.
Everyone Loves Israeli StocksRampant worldwide anti-Zionism has made Israel a universal doormat, but the world looks at Israel stocks differently: an all-time high.
Kosher Bulls and BearsA company may make lots of money, but is it kosher? Jewish investors increasingly are buying stocks with rabbinical approval.
It's Official: TA-25 RecoveredThe Tel Aviv Stock Exchange's flagship index, the TA-25, rallies, registers at the level it did when Lehman Brothers collapsed in September 2008.
Israeli Firms Lead Market RallyIsraeli-based Teva Pharmaceuticals has shrugged off the financial crisis and expects to report record earnings. Other Israeli firms healthy too.
Bad News to Turn into Good MoneyBad news turns to good: Israel’s projected $2 billion loss for being an “emerging market” may be offset with $3 billion for a “developed market.”
The $2 Billion DecisionThe MSCI global market agency is expected to announce Israel now is a developed market. The complimentary status may cost the economy $2 billion.