Over the past year, the performance of T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth (TRBCX has underscored why it pays to sit tight when a fund with a superior long-term record hits a speed bump. In 2016, as investors turned away from shares of the fast-growing, large-capitalization stocks that Blue Chip targets in favor of more-undervalued fare, the fund lagged the stock market dramatically. Stocks that had....More>>>
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a bright idea on how to solve India’s corruption problem quickly: get rid of the “black money,” the 500 and 1000 rupee notes.
The trouble is he didn’t do his homework to figure out how his plan could be carried out.
This was evidenced by the breaking of ATM machines and long lines outside banks, and dying up of liquidity, which....More>>>
Wynn Resorts (WYNN) sunk to the bottom of the S&P 500 today after China said it would limit ATM withdrawals in Macau.
Shares of Wynn Resorts dropped 11% to$90.72 today, while the S&P 500 gained 0.2% to 2,246.19.
My colleague Dimitra DeFotis, who runs Barron’s Emerging Markets Daily, explains what happened:
The move is another in a series to....More>>>