In the end it is not so much about “predicting” what will happen next in the financial markets, but rather recognizing – and being prepared for – the potential risks, that makes the most difference in the long run. So let’s start by looking at current trends.Bearish bond gold market model moving stock ticker trend trend following
Conversations with hundreds of business leaders reveal nine ways that they are—and are not—adapting to the analytics revolution. Here we offer nine insights based on these conversations, and suggest actions for business leaders to take.analytic business business model Case ceo culture data executive leader organization
In 2011 Scott’s Investments began tracking a momentum portfolio which ranks a basket of ETFs based on price momentum and volatility. In 2014 I also introduced a pure momentum system, which ranked the same basket of ETFs based solely on price momentum.conservative etfs momentum portfolio pure ranked system turnover volatility weighted
Was There a Great Moderation for Inflation Volatility?
Most accounts of the “Great Moderation”–a decline in macroeconomic volatility in the decades prior to the Great Recession–focus on employment growth and GDP growth.2 Some accounts include wage and price inflation, but the inflation data fits awkwardly.base BLS core CPI data early index inflation seasonal adjustment volatility
A recent filing from Oppenheimer Funds outlines plans for four multifactor ETFs targeting U.S. and non-U.S. markets. This filing represents a new direction for the firm and a sort of “next generation” approach to the multifactor concept.etfs exposures factor filing fund include indexes market multifactor track
The Ivy Portfolio spreadsheet track the 10 month moving average signals for two portfolios listed in Mebane Faber’s book The Ivy Portfolio: How to Invest Like the Top Endowments and Avoid Bear Markets.
The Ivy Portfolio spreadsheet on Scott’s Investments tracks both the 5 and 10 ETF Portfolios listed in Faber’s book.closing commission free etf Ivy listed moving portfolio signal spreadsheet update
Steve Jobs had unveiled the iPhone onstage in January 2007, but the phone he displayed wasn’t anywhere near finished. His presentation followed a carefully scripted series of steps that had been programmed to work just for the demo.displayed finished iPhone january jobs onstage phone presentation Steve unveiled
Capital allocation is one of the most important decisions management has to make for corporations. This piece I wrote for Bloomberg goes over how things have changed in recent decades in capital allocation decisions and what it means for shareholder yields.buyback capital dividend earnings investors lower market shareholder stock yield