Archive for the ‘Volatility’ Category

Easy Money, Voracious Uncle Sam

June 9, 2016

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Like President Truman, some market observers may have wished for a one-handed economist as they listened to Janet Yellen. (more…)


Trends Come Back to Surprise Investors

January 22, 2015

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It’s a common pattern. No sooner than a view (more…)

Short Sellers Get Payback

October 22, 2014

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Yep, it’s that time of the market cycle again. (more…)

Investor Dilemma: How to Fed Proof

October 8, 2014

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When the Federal Reserve will reverse its low-interest stance remains unclear. (more…)

Choppiness amid Calm: Explaining an Anomaly

August 6, 2014

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A surprising reason people give for disappointing returns (more…)

Risky Assets H1 Top Performer

July 16, 2014

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It seems the riskier, the better (more…)

Trend Followers on the Mend?

December 17, 2013

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Traders who follow long-term trends made (more…)

Market Bull vs. Federal Reserve Bubble

October 31, 2013

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Two opposed views crystallized (more…)

Taper Time Tactics

July 17, 2013

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No cold turkey, Ben Bernanke promises. The idea is to gently withdraw (more…)

The Joy of Randomness

April 9, 2013

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That’s one of the lessons (more…)