by Ben Carlson, A Wealth of Common Sense The equity risk premium is the academic definition of the idea that stocks should outperform the risk free rate over ...Read more Comments Off on How Interest Rates Affect Stock Market Returns
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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
In our prior post we highlighted year to date country stock market returns. Below we highlight the change in sovereign debt default risk for 50 countries. For each ...Read more Comments Off on Country Default Risk (YTD April 2012)
Below is a table highlighting the year to date stock market returns for 78 countries around the world. Of the 78 countries shown, 59 (75%) are in the ...Read more Comments Off on YTD 2012 Country Stock Market Performance
by Leo Kolivakis, Pension Pulse Barbara Shecter of the Financial Post reports, Inflation fears dampen pension plan gains: Inflation jitters and a stronger loonie dampened pension plan gains ...Read more Comments Off on Inflation Fears Dampen Pension Plan Gains?
Negative Annualized Stock Market Returns for the Next 10 Years or Longer? It's Far More Likely Than You Think by Michael 'Mish' Shedlock, Global Economic Trends Analysis Market ...Read more Comments Off on Negative Annualized Stock Market Returns for the Next 10 Years or Longer? It's Far More Likely Than You Think