Josh Brown is a New York City-based financial adviser at Fusion Analytics. He helps people invest and manage portfolios for them. Josh's clients range from individuals to corporations to retirement plans to charitable foundations. He is also the author of The Reformed Broker, one of the top 10 financial blogs in the United States.
Posted In: italy, bonds, Iran
Iran has repeated its threat to block the Straight of Hormuz where about a-fifth of the world's oil passes through. In Italy today, investors seemed happy to buy up the country's debt.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, European Central Bank
The news that more banks than expected are putting a hand out for help from the European Central Bank had markets on a roller coaster today.
Posted In: Banks, Bank of America
Bank of America's troubles continue, as their stock prices fall below $5, the lowest level since March 2009
Posted In: Oil, gas prices, OPEC
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed this morning to maintain global production at about 30 million barrels of oil per day.
Posted In: Citigroup, Europe debt crisis
Citigroup is just the latest is a long line of big banks announcing layoffs in recent months.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, European Central Bank, credit crunch
Central banks from around the world have reached a deal that they hope will increase liquidity and avoid global recession.
Posted In: Germany, Europe debt crisis
A disastrous bond sale creates fears of European contagion spreading to Germany today.
Posted In: Oil, natural gas, speculative bubbles
The price of oil is up 20 percent over the last month, with prices today topping $100 a barrel. Why?
Posted In: protest, Occupy Wall Street
Josh Brown may be in the same group as the bankers and brokers that the Occupy movements are protesting against, but he's just as angry as the protestors are at his own industry.