750+ Rate Cuts In 10 Years: Is This As Good As It Gets?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Emerging Markets Dominate 2017 Now that the year is almost over, we can review the performance of various asset classes and markets. Just like how the 52-week high list shows which sectors and industries need to be paid attention to, the best performing asset classes tell us a lot about the economy. The chart belowCONTINUE READING

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What Sowed The Seeds Of The Bitcoin Mania?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Financial Conditions Ripe For Speculation 2017 was an unusual year where financial conditions actually eased despite the Federal Reserve raising rates. The financial tightness in 2015 and 2016 was catalyzed by weakness in the energy market. With the help of central banks, as we have previously stated, the economy narrowly avoided a recession. It’s stillCONTINUE READING

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Is There A Corporate Debt Bubble?

Reading Time: 4 minutes A Good Research Process Defines Alpha There are many misconceptions when it comes to investing because there are many people who make money by promoting false narratives. There are newsletter providers who have an audience that wants to hear a narrative, whether it’s bullish or bearish. They get paid to provide certain incorrect information. TheCONTINUE READING

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Implied Returns For 2018: What Happens Following Low Market Volatility Years To Stocks, Bonds & Gold

Reading Time: 5 minutes Low Volatility In Stocks & Bonds There are a few ways to sum up 2017. It was the first time in years where the initial earnings estimates ended up being realized. Inflation and wage growth didn’t meet expectations despite the low unemployment rate. Global equities rallied as economic growth improved in emerging markets. The U.S.CONTINUE READING

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Is Quantitative Tightening The End Of The Euro?

Reading Time: 4 minutes “Within our mandate, the ECB is ready to do whatever it takes to preserve the euro. And believe me, it will be enough.” – Mario Draghi These were the famous words spoken by the president of the European central bank in 2012 during a period where uncertainty and high volatility were pushing sovereigns, financial institutionsCONTINUE READING

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