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Does end of QE leave market at risk ?

Courtesy of Bloomberg TV, Skybridge Capital Senior Portfolio Manager Troy Gayeski previews today’s markets and discusses his investment ideas wi …

Monday Daily Reads ...

We scour the best of publications that cover the markets & economy, the world of business & finance, asset & wealth management, monetary & …

Making Cents of It All ... Investor Sentiment.

There have been a lot of positive cross currents of late for the economy. For instance, this morning the unemployment rate for reported for October w …

Hey you ... step away from that app !

Tablets and smartphone apps are all the rage, however they appear to be productivity killers as well.  As the great graphic below, courtesy of Stati …

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VIDEO: End of QE = more volatility ?

Posted on at November 7, 2014 by

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Courtesy of Bloomberg TV, Mark Cliffe, chief economist at ING Group, discusses the shocks he sees awaiting the global economies and the ability of markets to function without cheap money from central banks. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Francine Lacqua on “The Pulse.”

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Friday Daily Reads ...

Posted on at November 7, 2014 by

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We scour the best of publications that cover the markets & economy, the world of business & finance, asset & wealth management, monetary & fiscal policy, Europe & Asia, the news & politics, science & technology … and throw in a bit of arts & entertainme Read More...

Making Cents of It all: Soda tax passes ...

Posted on at November 6, 2014 by

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A day after the mid-term elections one ballot initiative that passed truly caught my attention. Berkeley, California, became the first city in the country to approve a sin tax on soda sales ! Guess the far-fetched proposal that former New York Mayor, Michael Bloomberg had on banning Sup Read More...

VIDEO: What's driving U.S. stocks ...

Posted on at November 6, 2014 by

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Courtesy of Bloomberg, J2Z Advisory President Jay Pelosky and JPMorgan’s Stephen Parker discuss what’s driving the rally in U.S. stocks and debate whether you should buy the dip in energy. They speak with Bloomberg’s Trish Regan and Matt Miller on “Street Smart.& Read More...

IQ Screenpass - Updated Valumentum ...

Posted on at November 6, 2014 by

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In this latest installment of FusionIQ’s Screen Pass, we go back to one of our favorite screens, value + momentum or “valumentum.” We like valumentum because the strategy has numerous academic studies that support value and momentum being complementary factors. Additionally, these Read More...

Making Cents of it all: Housing Problems.

Posted on at November 5, 2014 by

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Homes sold to first-time buyers dropped to 33% this year making it the lowest percentage in almost three decades, this according to the National Association of Realtors. Historically, first-time buyers comprised about 40% of all purchases. My thanks to Les Christie for this treasure tro Read More...

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