April 25, 2018

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Investing in Bonds: Is It Crazy

Treasury Bonds

Treasury Bonds

Most advisers say it’s crazy to invest in bonds. But then they would, wouldn’t they? Nearly all of them, and their clients, missed out on what has been one of the greatest bull markets in history for this asset class. [Read more…]

Lessons from the Sauna Club

The Sauna Club

The Sauna Club

Investor attention now is focused on the “Pigs” – the member-nations on the periphery of the Eurozone whose debt bubbles threaten to explode and fragment the currency union. [Read more…]

Austerity v. Growth

The War over Austerity v. Growth

Austerity vs Growth

Austerity vs Growth

Should governments focus on borrowing less to finance their spending — or rather focus on spending even more, to promote economic activity, giving debt reduction a lower priority? This is the austerity versus growth argument that divides economists into two increasingly vocal opposing camps offering policymakers conflicting advice. [Read more…]

Good Year for Investors

Good Year for Investors

Good Year for Investors

It Should Be a Good Year for Investors

It is important to have a game plan that shapes our investment tactics – to move forward beyond the short-term volatility of the markets, reduce the risk of emotion-driven wrong decisions, and make it easier to ignore the turbulence. [Read more…]