The Global Market Update
Douglas Tengdin, CFA is Chief Investment Officer at Charter Trust Company and author of the popular investment blog The Global Market Update. Tackling all things financial, economic, and investment-oriented. The Global Market Update has been in production since 2007. Through bubble-mania, market panics, irrational gloom, and new, new things, Doug tries to keep his head and his sense of humor.
The Market Strategy Report
Mark Ungewitter is a veteran money manager, known widely for his original research and analysis. Mark scours the globe for evidenced-based solutions, assessing world markets from a multi-disciplined perspective. He is an accomplished market technician, specializing in visual presentation of complex matters. Read on for a unique guide to everything financial.
This just in from Goldman Sachs, demonstrating that extended periods of depressed volatility are not bearish omens… at least since 1985.
Below is an excerpt from a recent interview with market strategist, Louise Yamada. “The thing that was really intriguing about the post-Trump breakout in [...]
You guessed it… “The number of managers showing no faith in their process is staggering.” Interesting study from Russel Kinnel at Morningstar Research: http://www.morningstar.com/products/pdf/MFIMWEOC0608.pdf Further [...]
For those attempting to interpret today’s rapid-fire political events, here’s an oldie but goodie from Robert Prechter, illustrating the tenuous connection between market action and [...]
Warning. Investment “narratives” may be harmful to your financial health. An investment narrative is a market forecast based on a hypothetical chain of events. If [...]
Here’s a picture worth 1000 words. Total return has entered extreme territory from a cyclical perspective. Yes, it could be “different this time.” But the [...]
Here we go again. Market volatility is near the bottom of a multi-decade range. We therefore anticipate a slew of “analysis” predicting an important market [...]
Interesting article from Harvard’s Paul Schmelzing: https://bankunderground.co.uk/2017/01/04/venetians-volcker-and-value-at-risk-8-centuries-of-bond-market-reversals/ My $.02? Transitions from bull to bear markets have occurred gradually over long stretches of time. In the [...]
From Larry Jeddeloh of TIS Group: MSCI has been considering adding Chinese equities to their benchmark indexes for a long time, and just got done [...]