This year’s decline in the U.S. dollar is drawing investors back into a practice that they had eschewed for some years: Borrowing the greenback to buy riskier assets in what is known as a carry trade. Read More WSJ.com: Markets...

This year ranks as one of the best on record for investors in the precious metal. Its climb is fueling skeptics’ assertions that the arc of financial history points toward the inevitable debasement of currencies like the dollar. Read More WSJ.com: Markets...

Investor-Stock Decoupling in Mutual Funds Miguel A. Ferreira, Massimo Massa, Pedro MatosManagement Science, forthcomingA version of this paper can be found here.Want to read our summaries of academic finance papers? Check out our Academic Research Insight category What are the Research Questions To fully comprehend this paper it's...