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Party Time

Jeremy Grantham has recently been interviewed reiterating his expectation that this bubble will reach 2350 on the SPX before collapsing. He bases this view on historical bubbles which have exceeded two standard deviations. 295 more words


Fixed Income Asset Class

Fixed Income Asset Class

Fixed income is as “Asset Class” generally defensive in nature. It provides capital stability, income, liquidity and diversification to other growth- oriented asset classes. 89 more words


Bonds Drifting...

It’s been nearly a month since the US 10 year bond futures first tested the technically important level of 125 ‘08, quickly retracing back below it, where they retreated to their short-term support at 123 ‘25.   424 more words

Update on Impact of Russia/Ukraine Conflict on Financial Markets

Stuart P. Quint, CFA, Senior Investment Manager and International Strategist

A past blog in March had commented on several scenarios of how the unrest in Ukraine could play out and the potential implications of those scenarios on financial assets.  330 more words

Market Perspectives

Emerging market debt issuance hits record high

by FT: Emerging and frontier market countries have borrowed a record amount of money in capital markets in the first half of this year, even as central bankers warn that “debt market euphoria” could be storing up trouble for the future. 387 more words

Financial Markets

Blackrock:"Is it time to prepare for Inflation? "

by Russ Koesterich, BlackRock, Citi Investment Research

Inflation has ticked up recently, leaving many investors fearing that it’s time to prepare portfolios for rising prices. According to Russ, while this fear isn’t irrational, it’s too early to restructure a portfolio around a big shift in the inflation outlook. 608 more words

Financial Markets

Investment Insights Podcast - July 18, 2014

Bill Miller, Chief Investment Officer

On this week’s podcast (recorded July 16, 2014) the subject matter pertains to the Congressional Budget Office’s release of their long-term outlook. 159 more words

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