What happened? Bridgewater Associates LP, the world's largest hedge fund by Assets Under Management, has bet around $1.5 billion that stock markets around the world will fall by March. Firms, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley, would pay off for the...
What happened? Mario Draghi has recently come out to call for a unified fiscal stimulus effort by the Eurozone members. So did the newly elected ECB president Christine Lagarde. As Lagarde takes over on the December 12th ECB meeting, this...
What happened? In August 2019 the US yield curve has inverted. That is, the yield on the US 1 year Treasury bill was more than the yield on the US 10 year Treasury bond. This usually does not happen all...
What happened? The US stock market hit record highs while investor confidence, reacting to a worsening economic outlook, has deteriorated. The S&P500 large-cap index has closed at 3065 on Friday. It is the highest ever daily close on record. This...
What happened? More than three years after Prince Mohammed bin Salman first raised the idea, and after some delays, Saudi Aramco announced its intention to go public and list shares on the local stock exchange in Riyadh. The company's shares...
What happened? Investors have long been told that the ideal portfolio should carry 60% of its holdings in equities and 40% in bonds. That is a mix that provides greater exposure to historically superior stock returns. At the same time,...
Introduction In one of my previous articles, I have outlined some of the reasons why US GDP growth has been slowing down as of recent. Some of them were high levels of debt, declining labor participation rates, and decreasing productivity...
What happened? On October 16th the IMF held a conference called "Can Central Banks Fight Climate Change?". During the conference, panelists discussed how central banks can adjust their regulatory and monetary policy frameworks to deal with the uncertainties associated with...
What happened? As we have covered in our previous article, the Fed has recently (July 31st) cut the interest rates by 0.25 percentage points (however, not as dovish as President Trump would have liked). The very next day (August 1st)...
What happened? On July the 31st, as widely awaited by most traders, investors, and markets enthusiasts, the Fed has announced its interest rate decision. As expected by most (however, not all), it cut the federal funds rate by 25 basis...

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