Misconceptions About Diversification by Ben Carlson, A Wealth of Common Sense “Here is part of the tradeoff with diversification. You must be diversified enough to survive bad times or bad luck so that skill and good process can ...Read more Comments Off on Misconceptions About Diversification
by SIACharts.com For this week’s edition of the Equity Leaders Weekly we will take a look at a comparison chart of U.S. equities vs. U.S. bonds to dig into the relationship between the two and then we will ...Read more Comments Off on SIA Weekly Equity Leaders: Bonds Favoured Over Stocks
Rob Arnott’s tips for good value hunting Trading against the most extreme bets into cheap inflation protection is rewarded, though it can take time by Rob Arnott, Founder and chairman of Research Affiliates and a portfolio manager with ...Read more Comments Off on Rob Arnott's tips for good value hunting
Diversification in a post-Brexit world by Trimark Investments The basic principle that guides our portfolio construction is combining asset classes that we believe will perform well in at least one of the main economic environments. The goal of ...Read more Comments Off on Diversification in a post-Brexit world
Does Loss Aversion Grow Weaker With Age? by Christian Gressner, ProjectM Online As people get older, they focus more on what brings them joy, according to Project M. That could mean older retirees are more likely to ignore ...Read more Comments Off on Does Loss Aversion Grow Weaker With Age?
Breakdown of July FOMC Meeting: Rates Unchanged by LPL Research As expected, the Federal Reserve’s (Fed) policymaking arm, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), decided to keep rates unchanged at the conclusion of their two-day meeting. With no ...Read more Comments Off on Breakdown of July FOMC Meeting: Rates Unchanged
by Don Vialoux, Timingthemarket.ca Observations Response to the FOMC meeting announcement at 2:00 PM EDT was surprisingly muted for equities. U.S. equity indices initially moved higher but were virtually unchanged by 4:00PM Bond prices rallied Despite strength ...Read more Comments Off on Tech Talk for Thursday July 28th 2016
Looking at Future Stock Returns by Brad McMillan Commonwealth Financial Network Yesterday we talked about future bond returns, noting that while bonds have done very well over the past several decades, current conditions suggest their returns over the ...Read more Comments Off on Looking at Future Stock Returns
Beating the Fear Factor in Equity Markets by Sharon Fay, Head and Chief Investment Officer—Equities, AllianceBernstein Today’s equity markets have all the makings of a scary movie. But don’t look away. Embrace uncertainty and adjust expectations to regain ...Read more Comments Off on Beating the Fear Factor in Equity Markets
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS (TXN) NASDAQ - Jul 27, 2016 SIA Charts Daily Stock Report (siacharts.com) The SIA Daily Stock Report utilizes a proven strategy of uncovering outperforming and underperforming stocks from our marquee equity reports; the S&P/TSX 60, S&P/TSX ...Read more Comments Off on TEXAS INSTRUMENTS (TXN) NASDAQ - Jul 27, 2016
How Foreign Flows Impact U.S. Treasury Yields by Sachin Gupta, PIMCO The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield reached one of its lowest levels on record earlier this month. This is partly explained by U.S. economic fundamentals: expectations for an ...Read more Comments Off on How Foreign Flows Impact U.S. Treasury Yields
Due Diligence of a Different Sort by Nikki Barczewska, Jason Brink, Mawer Investment Management Beyond dollars and data analysis… A visit to a children’s hospital reinforces why we do what we do. Sometimes the investment industry gets a ...Read more Comments Off on Due Diligence of a Different Sort
The Consequences of Concentration: 4 – More Underperformers by Craig Lazarra, Global Head of Index Strategy, S&P Dow Jones Indices Can active managers improve performance by moving from relatively diversified to relatively concentrated portfolios? Doing so is likely ...Read more Comments Off on The Consequences of Concentration: 4 – More Underperformers
All-Time New Highs… by Blaine Rollins, 361 Capital Great for your portfolio but bad for your ice cream cone. Demand for equities remained last week as corporate earnings continued to beat expectations and economic data points stayed positive. ...Read more Comments Off on All-Time New Highs...