by Del Stafford, iShares Emerging market high yield bonds – about as risky as an asset class can get, right? After all, emerging markets are known for ...Read more Comments Off on Mythbusting: Emerging Market High Yield Bond Risk
by Seth Masters, Chief Investment Officer, AllianceBernstein Some experts today argue that the world has entered a “New Normal” condition in which stocks have permanently lost their ...Read more Comments Off on What History Suggests About the Future of Stocks
Panic Is Not a Strategy—Nor Is Greed Updated May 10, 2012 by Liz Ann Sonders, Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Strategist, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. Key ...Read more Comments Off on Panic Is Not a Strategy—Nor Is Greed (Sonders)
Submitted by Brandon Smith of Alt Market The Oil Conundrum Explained Oil as a commodity has always been a highly valuable early warning indicator of economic instability. Every ...Read more Comments Off on The Oil Conundrum Explained
Nathan Vardi of Forbes reports, Investors Are Starting To Lose Faith In Hedge Funds: For a long time, it seemed like nothing could diminish investor appetite for ...Read more Comments Off on Investors Losing Faith in Hedge Funds?
Submitted by Brandon Smith from Alt Market Baltic Dry Index Signals Renewed Market Collapse Much has been said about the Baltic Dry Index over the course of the ...Read more Comments Off on Guest Post: Baltic Dry Index Signals Renewed Market Decline
When reporting on the unfolding of the credit crisis I often referred to the Barron’s Confidence Index. This Index is calculated by dividing the average yield on high-grade ...Read more Comments Off on Barron's Confidence Index Takes a Worrying Turn
Since the 2012 Outlooks have now slowed to a drip, its appears retrospectives are the stocking-filler of choice for the week. Goldman's economist group reflects on their '10 ...Read more Comments Off on Goldman's Economists Score 7 Out Of 10 For 2011 (Retrospective)