Succinct Summations for the week ending May 19th, 2017.
The index of leading indicators rose 0.3%.
When automobiles first debuted in the United States, they faced a classic “chicken and egg” problem. With many new Model Ts hitting the road, the United States government was able to generate enough revenue from gasoline taxes to enable the sustainable development of roads in the United States.auto century challenge electric industry road states Tesla United vehicle
Washington (Reuters) – Three U.S. Democratic senators on Friday raised concerns over the possibility that President Donald Trump's administration will permanently shelve the "fiduciary rule," aimed at preventing brokers from recommending inappropriate retirement investments.
The most senior Democrat on the Senate committee overseeing pensions, Washington's Patty Murray, and two of the party's liberal stars who advocated for the rule, Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren, wrote to newly confirmed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta about reports that he was looking for a way to freeze the rule and make it "stick.ordered review trump
Today J.P. Morgan is rolling out an actively managed ETF that targets the “ultra-short-term” portion of the USD-denominated investment-grade debt space. The stated goal of the JPMorgan Ultra-Short Income ETF (JPST) is to provide current income while achieving low volatility of principal, according to the prospectus.duration expense fund income interest JPST prospectus rate securities volatility
The first article of the series showed that the factor returns realized by mutual fund managers can be very different from the returns investors might expect based on the funds’ factor loadings. This may be contributing to many of the new live factor strategies faring as poorly as they are, even though the periods over which their performance is being measured are too short to draw any meaningful conclusions.beta strategies factor factor tilt momentum performance portfolio smart beta stock strategies strategy
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He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.
One of the best stock picking newspaper columns, the Wall Street Journal’s Ahead of the Tape, is winding itself down.
Similar to being a stock picker, taking a view on a specific company ahead of its results is fraught with risk.benchmark fund investors manager performance portfolio Professional stock style year
Swirling controversy about President Trump's conversations with ex-FBI director James Comey sent stocks and interest rates spiraling lower this week. Not only has it reversed course, but the U.S. dollar has completely erased all of its gains since Election Day.dollar election latest performed president reversed surprising trades trump wake
Security issues may represent the greatest obstacle to growth of the Internet of Things.
Over the past few years, the Internet of Things (IoT) has captured headlines across the world, with newspaper and magazine articles describing its potential to transform our daily lives.attack companies devices end growth iot major security semiconductor solutions
As many of you probably already know (it seems a large portion of our audience either has a PhD or a CFA), the CFA Institute’s Annual Conference is coming to Philadelphia this year.
The 70th CFA Institute Annual Conference will bring 1500 CFA® Charterholders from its 148 societies across the globe to Philadelphia for a four-day event from May 21-24 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.alpha Bogle business cfa Charterholders conference financial hear investment Speakers
When I buy a stock, I do more than just weigh the pros and cons on a proverbial scale and see which side is heavier. And if the conditions or factors you have to bet against became more compelling, having that information would make the decision to buy a lot easier — and faster.blinded blindsided Bullish conditions mall purchase reasons stock thesis ve
Political uncertainty for the US is on the rise, but economic risk remains low. The Economic Trend and Momentum indices (ETI and EMI, respectively) continue to print at a moderately elevated levels, holding on to gains that unfolded in previous months.data economic EMI ETI indicator model month political published recession
Businessweek asks the ultimate business question about a businessman who became “CEO president” promising to run the country like a business, as he did with all of his personal businesses: Would You Let Trump Run Your Company? His “business acumen” if we can call it that was using the 2012 run for president as a cynical branding exercise, which led to huge licensing dollars afterwards.arguably began charge inherited leave market mishandled money portfolio put