All else equal, growth based on borrowed money instead of growth based on production produces unnecessary inflation.
Another year has come to a close. Now, the performance of economies and financial security markets can be journaled into history.
Whether a function of tax reform or rosy profits, stock prices continue to push higher. And why shouldn't they?
US stocks are at all time highs and have been consistently strong. Many investors question how long this will last.
“For investors wanting to buy into a newer bull market early, and since ‘there is always a bull market somewhere’, what other options might there be among developed stock markets?”
Synonymous to the perfect blockage of sunlight by the eclipse, the final speeches that came after the monetary symposium kept financial market participants and economists in the dark.
To date, the Euro and Yen have appreciated by 12% and 6% against the US dollar, respectively. The currency gains are sizable considering government interest rates in the United States are higher than any other comparable economy.
The rise of short-term interest rates and the downward pressure on long-term interest rates is forcing the yield curve to flatten out.
Exchange-traded-funds and quantitative investing are revolutionizing traditional stock picking.
Investors sought out wealth preservation at the climax of military activity.