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India Credit Rating Upgrade: Wrong Time, Right Call

India's rating shifted from the very bottom of investment-grade rating, Baa3, to Baa2. The last time Moody's moved India up a notch was in January 2004. The good news priced in, Moody's then moved India's outlook down a notch from…

Best Short-Term Interest Rates Play

Short-term interest rates are near eight-year highs as we head into what appears to be an inevitable December rate hike by the Fed. On the contrary, interest rates on the longer end of the curve continue to be lofty based on historical…

Keep Playing the Energy Sector: Market Recon

"The extremes of jungles, mountains, and deserts are inherently dangerous places." -- Bear Grylls Go Wild There are few things in life more enjoyable than sitting at a table in your local Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) restaurant in front…

Sizing Up The Sizzle In Semiconductor ETFs

The technology sector was boosted earlier this week on news of Broadcom Ltd.AVGO, -2.48% looking to acquire rival Qualcomm Inc. QCOM, -1.36% Broadcom, in unsolicited fashion, offered $70 per share in cash and stock for rival Qualcomm with…