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Volatility (or Lack Thereof) Isn’t Predictive
"While it’s tempting to think danger lurks under still waters—and financial media provide prompts aplenty—calm periods don’t portend big price movements ahead. Nor do they herald further tranquility. Volatility—low or high; up or down—is incapable of foretelling the future."
Fisher Investments MarketMinder, November 16, 2017 , Editorial Staff

Money Machines: Understanding AI-Powered Investment Research
Prattle is pleased to publish this interview with Erez Katz, CEO and co-founder of Lucena Research, focusing on how machine… Read More
Prattle, November 16, 2017

Asset Class Returns in Swiss Francs (2007 - 2016)
Hinder Asset Management, February 2017 , Dr. Alex Hinder

This Is Not the Financial Crisis’s 10-Year Anniversary
10 years ago today, France’s largest bank froze three hedge funds as subprime-panicked investors fled. Headlines globally are calling this the beginning of the Global Financial Crisis, and at first blush, it certainly has all the trappings. Packaged subprime mortgages, a run on a bank, a liquidity crunch and hard-to-value assets.
Fisher Investments MarketMinder, August 9, 2017 , Elisabeth Dellinger

$106,000 for coffee? Let’s talk compounding
Most of my five children enjoy drinking coffee. Not just any old cup of joe, mind you, but a premium cup of java from one of the popular coffee chains. When they place their orders, it sounds like they’re speaking in a foreign language.
Vanguard Blog, May 25, 2017 , Fran Kinniry

Reality May Soon Overtake Post-Election Equity Rally
The reality of politics collides with the optimism of the campaign
Oppenheimer Funds, February 28, 2017 , Krishna Memani, Chief Investment Officer

Positive Feedback Loop
"Good luck being bearish on humans for any extended period of time."
Jared Dillian , Mauldin Economics, The 10th Man, March 16, 2017

A Possible Leadership Rotation in 2017?
"While investor sentiment has been slow to warm in America in this bull market, Europe (and, specifically, the eurozone) is even further behind."
Fisher Investments MarketMinder, March 1, 2017 , Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

The Priceless Parable of Price Discovery
“Gentlemen prefer bonds.” So quipped Andrew Mellon in 1929 as stocks fell and investors rushed into bonds, pushing their yields down and prices up. Historians recount that the flight to safety had anything but a smooth landing.
Money Strong, December 21, 2016 , Danielle DiMartino Booth

Donald Trump on Wall Street
There are so many different aspects of Donald Trump’s life that we could talk about, but the focus here is on Trump’s two publicly traded companies, Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts Inc. and Trump Entertainment Resorts, Inc.
Global Financial Data, October 12th 2016 , Dr. Brian Taylor


 

Themes

 

Asia

Bonds

Bubbles and Crashes

Business Cycles
Central Banks

China

Commodities
Contrarian

Corporates

Creative Destruction
Credit Crunch

Currencies

Current Account

Deflation
Depression 

Equity
Europe
Financial Crisis
Fiscal Policy

Germany

Gloom and Doom
Gold

Government Debt

Historical Patterns

Household Debt
Inflation

Interest Rates

Japan

Market Timing

Misperceptions

Monetary Policy
Oil
Panics
Permabears
PIIGS
Predictions

Productivity
Real Estate

Seasonality

Sovereign Bonds
Systemic Risk

Switzerland

Tail Risk

Technology

Tipping Point
Trade Balance

U.S.A.
Uncertainty

Valuations

Yield