Are stocks overbought? Fear not, the Fed has your back.

As markets continue to rally, questions are arising if today’s stock market is akin to the stock market rise in 1999. There are, of course, quite a few differences. In 1999, there were no earnings, only clicks — it was a widely followed metric — the more dot-com...

What awaits us in 2020?

2019 was a strong year for U.S. equity markets, and that strength is compelling investors to wonder whether this powerful ascent will translate into a down market in 2020. However, if statistics over the past 70 years hold true, this year is likely to produce healthy,...

An unfortunate new twist to the ETF industry

ETFs have taken over the investment world and are quickly putting mutual funds out of business. Their low fees and active trading during market hours characteristics make them more attractive than mutual funds. But, by far, their most important attribute is their...

Macro hedge funds join other hedge funds in the dog house

Last week, Louis Bacon, an investor who made a 30 year career of making over 20% gains annually based on “macro” investing by placing big wagers on variety of global indicators, called it a day and is closing down his funds at Moore Capital Management. The reason...
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