Forget about the calls for minting giant platinum coins. The debt ceiling is a purely arbitrary, political machination.
The government seems to want the world to know China's capital markets are opening.
Some leaders have recently made pushes for trade protectionism. While they merit watching, market participants shouldn't worry about them yet.
It's a big task. But the country as a whole would gain from less corruption and more private enterprise.
The best protection against flawed products, bizarre investing strategies and the Bernie Madoffs of the world is common sense.
Any politician speaking on the economy needs to be taken with a grain of salt.
The Catalan regional election in Spain next month bears watching, but it's unlikely to be as critical for the eurozone as some think.
Investors must look beyond the contradictory things politicians say when making decisions.
Why is bailed-out Ireland attracting new investors? For one thing, it's not Spain.
People concerned about a Chinese hard landing are likely missing this year's full story.