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Equities Are Magnetic

August 22, 2016

Last week the Fed published the July minutes of the FOMC meeting. In my latest piece for Seeking Alpha, which I really enjoyed writing, I explain why… 52 more words


The Great Bond Diversification Myth

Bonds diversify your equity portfolio risk. Everybody knows that, right? Well, how much diversification potential is there, really? Much less than we thought! (For full disclosure, though, bonds still serve a purpose, but it has nothing to do with diversification!) 1,360 more words

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Commodity Stocks Are Telling Us Something

August 15, 2016

Editor’s Pick

Investment in commodities are a totally different animal that investments in the shares of companies that produce the commodity. In my latest work for Seeking Alpha, I explain the difference between the two and look at some commodities where share prices of producers have outperformed price action in commodity and some that have underperformed setting up opportunities for some pretty compelling pair trades. 28 more words


Why The Stock Market Is Heading Lower No Matter Who Becomes President

August 15, 2016

There are many reasons why there is danger in the stock market these days, all the while equity price continue to make new highs. 70 more words


Notes from Invest Fair 2016 Part IV

Investing by Women by Anna Haotanto, Carmen Lee, Lynn Gaspar, and Teh Hooi Ling

Went to this talk as I was a reader of Teh Hooi Ling’s columns in Business Times years ago. 397 more words


No Respect for this Bull Market

by Brad Houle, CFA
Executive Vice President

The stock market was up for the week with the S&P 500 returning .20 percent.  During the week, the S&P 500 climbed to an all-time high on Thursday. 379 more words

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