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The Market’s New Year’s Resolution by Brad McMillan Commonwealth Financial Network Today’s post comes from guest contributor Peter Essele, a portfolio manager on Commonwealth’s Preferred Portfolio Services® Select platform. Like many of us, the equity markets have started ...
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Screening For Investment Ideas In a Bear Market by Bob Simpson, Synchronicity Performance Consultants February 8, 2016 - Screening For Investment Ideas In a Bear Market - When only 17% of stocks on North American stock exchanges are ...
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Will Oil Prices and Equities Stay Hitched? by James Tierney, Jr., CIO, Concentrated US Growth, AllianceBernstein Equity markets and oil prices are behaving lately as if they’re glued together. Our analysis suggests that the correlation is unjustified and ...
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Is It Time to Head for the Exits? by Daniel Loewy and Seth Masters, AllianceBernstein In our view, recent market conditions are more likely to signal a short-term bump in the road, rather than a prolonged recession or ...
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The bond market's inflation forecast has plunged by James Picerno, The Capital Spectator Yesterday’s tumble in US equities fueled another leg down in Treasury yields. As the bear market in stocks rolls on, the crowd continued to rush ...
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SAPUTO INC (SAP.TO) TSX - Feb 10, 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 ...
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How to Ballast a Portfolio with Bonds Russ and investment strategist Terry Simpson explain how to ballast a portfolio using fixed income, traditional “safe-haven” Treasuries not included. by Russ Koesterich, Chief Investment Strategist, Blackrock Investments If January and ...
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by Don Vialoux, Timingthemarket.ca   StockTwits released yesterday Financials falter as Treasury yields touch 52 week lows. Technical action by S&P 500 stocks to 10:30: Bearish. Breakdowns: $DISCA, $VIAB, $CMA, $LUK, $VTR, $ZION, $AMAT. Breakout: $MLM. Editor’s Note: ...
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High Yield and Stocks: A Perfect Fit? by Fixed Income AllianceBernstein Looking for a tactical way to de-risk your portfolio? You might consider rotating a portion of your equity allocation into high-yield bonds. Yes, you read that right. ...
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Bear Market Ahead? by Brad McMillan Commonwealth Financial Network As I’ve said many times lately, I do not believe we’re heading for a repeat of 2008–2009. A number of factors—a stronger U.S. economy, a less leveraged financial system ...
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"The Big Long" by William Smead, Smead Capital Management I recently saw the movie, The Big Short. While the movie entertained as much as the book, the movie’s release coupled with the rough start to the year probably ...
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Think reality, not possibility By Doug Drabik, Fixed Income, Raymond James February 8, 2016 For thirty-four years, four and one-half months interest rates have been on a general interest rate decline. That is one long bull run for ...
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Episodic volatility by Jeffrey Saut, Chief Investment Strategist, Raymond James February 8, 2016 “The year ahead will be one of ‘episodic volatility’ – rather than wildly veering highs and lows – an environment that will create opportunities for ...
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The Greatest Bull Market of All Time? by Ben Carlson, A Wealth of Common Sense How many hedge fund managers would kill for the following performance characteristics over a 40 year time frame? Annual Returns: 7.7% Volatility: 6.9% ...
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LOCKHEED MARTIN CORP (LMT) NYSE - Feb 09, 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, ...
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