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Dow 20,000: Is 2015 the Year
It?s that time of year again. Yup, that jolly, happy time of year when the soothsayers of Wall Street start trumpeting their views on what?s going to happen in 2015, and how to position portfolios to profit. Esteemed Wharton professor, Jeremy Siegel, author of the permabull bible, Stocks for the Long Run, recently joined the merry parade with his own forecast that Dow 20,000 ?could happen? in 2015. Astute investors might take stakes now in large manufacturers of confetti, party horns, and streamers.
Factors: An Essential Part of Any Nutritious Portfolio
We recently posted a piece on factor investing so we were thrilled to have an opportunity to see Dr. Andrew Ang and Don Raymond discuss factor investing at a seminar in Toronto last week.
Forget Active vs. Passive: It's All About Factors
We just love a good debate, and there seems to be quite a heated debate at the moment about the relative utility of passive versus active investing. Perhaps this debate is as timeless as investment management itself, but a flurry of recent studies may have finally armed passive advocates with enough ammunition to settle the argument once and for all.
What the Bull Giveth, the Bear Taketh Away
The question of whether to commit new funds to stocks here is nuanced and complex, not least because it isnt obvious that traditional alternatives - bonds or cash - offer any better value. We are very near all-time low interest rates across most developed government bond markets, credit spreads are near all-time tights, and rates are negative out to 5 or more years in real terms.
Valuation Based Equity Market Forecasts - Q1 2013 Update
Click to viewWe endorse the decisive evidence that markets and economies are complex, dynamic systems which are not reducible to normal cause-effect analysis. However, we are willing to acknowledge the likelihood that the future is likely to rhyme with the past. Thus, we believe there is substantial value in applying simple statistical models to discover average estimates of what the future may hold over meaningful investment horizons (10+ years), while acknowledging the wide range of possibilities that exist around these averages.
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