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Toby Nangle: Market volatility: Tail wags dog?
Columbia Threadneedle Investments and fund manager of the Threadneedle Dynamic Real Return Fund Toby Nangle The strong market performance of 2017 reflected, to a meaningful degree, investors pricing assets for a much better economic and earnings environment....
Top 10 insights mark 25 years of investing in Emerging Market Debt
Marcelo Assalin NN Investment Partners (NN IP) today marks 25 years of investing in Emerging Markets Debt (EMD) by publishing 10 insights it has formulated over that time. NN IP draws these insights from the wealth of experience that it has gathered in navigating...
Positive reforms in China
Matthew Vaight, fund manager of the M&G Global Emerging Markets fund Despite ongoing concerns about China’s economy and debt levels, we are becoming more optimistic about China amid signs that the government’s recent reforms are taking effect. We are seeing...
The Return of Market Volatility Is Expected and Healthy
Stocks have declined in recent days amid investor concerns about higher inflation and rising interest rates. In this interview, Capital Group Chairman and CEO Tim Armour discusses the drivers of this sudden downturn and his long-term outlook for the financial markets....
Why three is the magic number for this year
In the monthly round-up of our asset allocation views, Johanna Kyrklund, Global Head of Multi-Asset Investments, discusses the three factors which will determine whether the reflationary environment continues. For 2018, “3” is the magic number for a reflationary...
Goldman Sachs: Most cryptocurrencies will plunge to zero
Cryptocurrencies are driving people crazy, despite its roller-coaster value and some efforts from global governments to ban the use of digital money. Everyone loves investing on it. Even they are willing to do anything to buy it. But nothing is perfect in this...
State Street Comments on Bank of England Monetary Policy Decision
In reaction to today’s Bank of England (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting, Michael Metcalfe, global head of macro strategy at State Street Global Markets; and Barry McAndrew, senior portfolio manager, active global rates at State Street Global Advisors...
Bitcoin price plunges below $8,000 as losses continue
Bitcoin, the most famous cryptocurrency, saw a 12 percent drop to $7982 on Friday, the lowest since Nov.24, as Bloomberg reported. Rivals such as Ripple, Litecoin, and Ether continued to fall 18 percent, leading to the fear over the miserable future of digitalmoney....
Best Dividend Stocks To Buy For Retirement Income
Everybody wants passive income when he or she retires one day. One of the possible options is to buy dividend stocks. However, it is not that simple to build a portfolio of dividend stock due to today’s world of low-interest rate and skyrocketing stocks prices....
Falling Dollar Could Speed Economic Normalization
Paul Ehrlichman Paul Ehrlichman, Head of Global Value, Portfolio Manager, Clearbridge Investments (a Legg Mason affiliate) Failure to support a strong U.S. dollar could lead to significant losses for foreign holders of Treasury securities. The recent...
AXA IM’s David Page - Irreconcilable Brexit risks political upset
David Page, Senior Economist at AXA Investment Managers ( AXA IM) identifies the potential outcomes of the UK trade deal with the EU, the issues surrounding the Irish-UK border and what it means for financial markets. The conclusion of Phase I of theBrexit...
MercuryFX and IDT Corporation turn to cryptocurrency
Payment companies MercuryFX and IDT Corporation have announced that they are using virtual currency created by Ripple (XRP) to boost the efficiency of the cross-border transaction. The combination of conventional and virtual coins is a great one, and the presence...
Wall Street opens with higher records from healthcare and industrial sectors
Wall Street opened stronger on Thursday as Biogen reported higher-than-expected results and Caterpillar ’s share took a nosedive, as Reuters reported. The drug manufacturer, Biogen ’s share, was up 0.66 percent after posting four-quarter revenue that exceeded...
Which stocks to buy in 2018
It is 2018! It is time to invest. There are tons of shares available in U.S stock markets. Which shares should I buy this year? Here are some recommended stocks. Facebook (FB) Who doesn’t know Facebook ? Everyone has Facebook , right? Mark Zuckerberg-owned...
Which stocks to sell in 2018?
That question seems to have no firm answers. Nobody knows what is going on in stock trading activities. Nobody can predict whether a company’s stock can perform better in 2018 than in the previous year. Still, there are stocks you need to avoid buying it, regardless...