The historical correlation between stock price movements and equity valuations is low. Does that mean market valuations don't matter?
Smart beta strategies are being touted as a new dynamic and better way to invest in securities. But are they just small cap and value investing posing as something else?
This holiday season don't get caught up in all the hoopla surrounding Black Friday and Cyber Monday for your investment decisions. Understanding that Consumer Discretionary shares are very expensive compared to Consumer Staples should help you make a better long term decision.
The long awaited yield rise has kicked off, but thus far corporate and junk bonds have been somewhat immune. That is likely about to change as corporate debt joins the already declining Treasury and Muni bond markets.
Is the financial damage of higher interest rates (bond yields) just getting started? The right side of the trade has been and continues to be short bonds.
Bitcoin is a technological solution and competing digital currencies that are faster, more secure, and easier to use are just ahead.