Investing and Markets

Man in Bubble

Making Bubbles

Roughly once every decade, investors enthusiastically inflate a dangerous new bubble in the market. Each bubble has its own unique “color”, which further confuses the memory.   Using the dates for...
City Scape with Digital Numbers

Quick Take: Free Trading—What It Means for You and the Investment Industry

Last week, Charles Schwab Corp announced it would reduce online trading costs for stocks and exchange traded funds to zero. Competitors TD Ameritrade and E*Trade immediately responded with similar...
Storm Clouds

Quick Take: Is Recession More Likely Now? Update on the Inverted Yield Curve

Investors are expressing rising concern about potential recession next year, based on the inverted yield curve in the bond market. We did a comprehensive analysis in March (click here to access that...
US vs China

Trade War: Brief Update and Perspective

The US-China trade war entered its 16th month and doesn’t look to be ending soon. It continues to be a wildcard from an investment perspective—extremely important in the medium term but impossible to...

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