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Personal finance links: a savings rebound [0.17]

Posted on May 3, 2017, 3:02 p.m. by Abnormal Returns @ [source]

Tadas Viskanta is the founder and editor of Abnormal Returns since its 2005 launch. He is also the author of Abnormal Returns: Winning Strategies from the Frontlines of the Investment Blogosphere.

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Alpha Architect Index Data/Information [0.07]

Posted on May 3, 2017, 2:59 p.m. by Alpha Architect @ [source]

We have updated the information associated with our indexes and are making the data more easy to access.

Interested readers can access information on these indexes here.

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Digital services and operations are raising the competitive bar in every sector. To capture the opportunity, incumbents should embrace a new operating model that dramatically improves the digital customer experience.

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The customer-experience leader at Allianz describes how the German insurer is learning to view customer journeys from an outside-in perspective.

With 85 million customers worldwide, that’s a tall order to fill.

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It’s Soon or Never for Bonds [0.07]

Posted on May 3, 2017, 1:55 p.m. by Jay On The Markets @ [source]

There is great trepidation in the bond market these days.

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In our previous post we demonstrated an approach to modeling US Treasury ETF performance in an era of rising interest rates. We showed results like the ones below, simulating the performance of various constant maturity ETFs from the interest rate peak in 1981 to the present (left half of the graph), and in a hypothetical world where rates marched upwards in the exact reverse order (right half of the graph).

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The growth-rate of withholding-tax collections advanced from 6.28% in March to 6.95% for April.

Last month’s non-farm payrolls report was surprisingly weak at only 98,000 new jobs.

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Wednesday is a Fed Day. Fed Days have historically shown an upside tendency.

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Hot Links: Backfire! [0.27]

Posted on May 3, 2017, 12:07 p.m. by The Reformed Broker @ [source]

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As a child growing up in the 1970s and 1980s, I thought a million bucks was a mythical amount of money.

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The leadership of US equities in the horse race among the major asset classes is a sight to behold.

The breadth and duration of this US-based juggernaut inspires warnings in some circles that the trend has become overextended and therefore ripe for a correction.

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ACA (Obamacare) Cut Personal Bankruptcies in Half [0.04]

Posted on May 3, 2017, 10:30 a.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

This is absolutely stunning: We know that medical emergencies are a huge source of financial stress, and have been associated with rising bankruptcies pre-ACA. Consumer Reports references a 2014 study Northeastern University School of Law that found medical debt is the single largest factor in personal bankruptcy.

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I’ve always supported myself. I like the sense of knowing exactly where I stand financially, but there is a side of me that longs for a knight in shining armor.

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After receiving numerous requests for it, we are pleased to announce DLPAL S. This software offers quantitative trading functional at very low cost.

We have finally released a version of Deep Learning Price Action Lab (DLPAL) that offers only strategy development and code generation at a very low price.

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S&P 500: Most Boring Six Days in 23 Years [0.03]

Posted on May 3, 2017, 6:49 a.m. by Price Action Lab Blog @ [source]

In the last six days the S&P 500 has remained within a tight range.

The change from highest high to lowest low of this 6-day tight range is only 0.7144%.

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Why are so many houses vacant? [0.12]

Posted on May 3, 2017, 5:48 a.m. by Ajay Shah's blog @ [source]

Predatory pricing and the telecom sector by Ajay Shah. According to th...

Retreat from private infrastructure projects by Ajay Shah.

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Take a look at my new ebook on advanced trading strategies using time series analysis, machine learning and Bayesian statistics, with Python and R .

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'ILTB' Assets Climb Notably [0.15]

Posted on May 3, 2017, 4 a.m. by HOME @ [source]

Net Flows ($, mm) AUM ($, mm) % of AUM U.S. Equity 1,168.17 1,636,987.59 0.07% International Equity 347.54 615,713.01 0.06% U.S.

Disclaimer: All data as of 6 a.m. Eastern time the date the article is published. Data is believed to be accurate; however, transient market data is often subject to subsequent revision and correction by the exchanges.


ETF League Table As Of May 2, 2017 [0.04]

Posted on May 3, 2017, 4 a.m. by HOME @ [source]

Disclaimer: All data as of 6 a.m. Eastern time the date the article is published. Data is believed to be accurate; however, transient market data is often subject to subsequent revision and correction by the exchanges.