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Mythbusting: Emerging Market High Yield Bond Risk
  by Del Stafford, iShares Emerging market high yield bonds – about as risky as an asset class can get, right? After all, eme ...
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What History Suggests About the Future of Stocks
  by Seth Masters, Chief Investment Officer, AllianceBernstein Some experts today argue that the world has entered a “New Nor ...
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Panic Is Not a Strategy—Nor Is Greed (Sonders)
  Panic Is Not a Strategy—Nor Is Greed Updated May 10, 2012 by Liz Ann Sonders, Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Strat ...
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Where’s the Beef for Gold Equities?
  Where’s the Beef for Gold Equities? By Frank Holmes, CEO and Chief Investment Officer, U.S. Global Investors Gold bulls hav ...
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The Oil Conundrum Explained
Submitted by Brandon Smith of Alt Market The Oil Conundrum Explained Oil as a commodity has always been a highly valuable early wa ...
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Market Update: A Real Recovery, or a False Start?
The Dow has hit its highest level in years, loan rates are at record lows and the U.S. economy appears to be gaining momentum. Eve ...
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Investors Losing Faith in Hedge Funds?
   Nathan Vardi of Forbes reports, Investors Are Starting To Lose Faith In Hedge Funds: For a long time, it seemed like ...
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Guest Post: Baltic Dry Index Signals Renewed Market Decline
Submitted by Brandon Smith from Alt Market Baltic Dry Index Signals Renewed Market Collapse Much has been said about the Baltic Dr ...
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Barron’s Confidence Index Takes a Worrying Turn
When reporting on the unfolding of the credit crisis I often referred to the Barron’s Confidence Index. This Index is calculated b ...
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Goldman’s Economists Score 7 Out Of 10 For 2011 (Retrospective)
Since the 2012 Outlooks have now slowed to a drip, its appears retrospectives are the stocking-filler of choice for the week. Gold ...
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Shanghai Index Leads Global Stock Markets
“The herd/world markets seem to follow the lead of the Chinese Shanghai Composite Index, said Chris Kimble of Kimble Charting Solu ...
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Bloomberg: Bonds Beat Stocks Over Past 30 Years, First Time That’s Happened Since Civil War
If we need any evidence the past thirty years, especially the past twelve or so, have been horrid for investors, this Bloomberg ar ...
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Markets Continue to Look for Clarity (Doll)
Markets Continue to Look for Clarity by Bob Doll, Chief Equity Strategist, Fundamental Equities, Blackrock October 3, 2011 The Thi ...
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I’m Hedging my Stocks by Going Long Volatility
by Prieur du Plessis, Plexus Asset Management I have often in the past referred to the CBOE Volatility (VIX) Index, also known as ...
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Stock Markets: Two <em>Canaries</em> Calling for Caution
Over the past few days I have often referred to stock markets being overvalued on fundamentals, overbought on technicals and overb ...
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