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Ray Dalio's Principles for Navigating Big Debt Crises: Free PDF

21h marketfolly
Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio has recently released a free PDF entitled Principles for Navigating Big Debt Crises. Dalio has written this for the 10-year anniversary of the financial crisis. It's got quite the endorsement from former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke himself, who said: "Ray Dalio's excellent study provides an innovative way of thinking about debt crises and the policy response.

RPT-EXPLAINER-What are risk-parity funds?

2018-10-12 reuters
NEW YORK, Oct 11 (Reuters) - The market’s quick and hard-to-explain declines this week led some investors to point fingers at number-crunching fund strategies designed to control and balance risk.

Explainer: What are risk-parity funds?

2018-10-11 reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The market’s quick and hard-to-explain declines this week led some investors to point fingers at number-crunching fund strategies designed to control and balance risk.

EXPLAINER-What are risk-parity funds?

2018-10-11 reuters
NEW YORK, Oct 11 (Reuters) - The market’s quick and hard-to-explain declines this week led some investors to point fingers at number-crunching fund strategies designed to control and balance risk.

Will U.S. economic growth dip, or will the rest of the world catch up?

2018-10-05 theedgemarkets
(Oct 5): An important issue facing the global economy and markets in the final quarter of the year is divergence—the widening economic and policy differences among advanced economies as U.S. growth outpaces that of Europe and Japan. The next few months will also shed light on a second crucial issue—how these divergences will ultimately be reconciled. Will the U.S. lose momentum, dragged down by slow global growth and/or a loss of domestic policy momentum at home? Or will Europe and Japan gain speed and converge with the U.

Investing Through Uncertainty

2018-10-01 seekingalpha
The hearings surrounding the nomination of Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court as well as Federal Reserve Chairman Powell's press conference remind us, yet again, that we live in a VUCA world. (As defined by the US Military VUCA stands for Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous.)

Are We Headed For A Passive Index Meltdown?

2018-09-20 seekingalpha
Without Googling, try to guess who said the following quote: “If everybody indexed, the only word you could use is chaos, catastrophe. The markets would fail.” (3-1)
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Is This Just The Calm Before The Storm?

2018-09-18 seekingalpha
Florence, now a tropical depression, made landfall in North Carolina on Friday, bringing with it destruction and calamity, the cost of which could top $170 billion, according to analytics firm CoreLogic. If so, that would make it the costliest storm ever to hit the U.S. To date, 2005’s Hurricane Katrina holds the top spot, costing an estimated $160 billion, followed by last year’s Harvey ($125 billion) and Maria ($90 billion). (5-1)
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An Upheaval: Systematic Thinkers Toll The Bell

2018-09-17 seekingalpha
On the 10th anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis, deep thinkers predict a potential crisis that can lead to social and political upheavals. (45-0)
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Jonathan Burton's Life Savings: The next financial crisis will threaten capitalism and democracy, Ray Dalio warns

2018-09-13 marketwatch
The billionaire hedge-fund manager says the U.S. ought to declare a ‘national emergency’ to address America’s opportunity gap (0-1)

Hedge fund billionaire spells out America's worst nightmare

2018-09-12 theage.com.au
Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio effectively spelled out what doomsday looks like for the US on live television.

Hedge fund billionaire spells out America's worst nightmare

2018-09-12 smh.com.au
Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio effectively spelled out what doomsday looks like for the US on live television. (0-1)

Why Bush’s quiet role in financial crisis deserves attention now

2018-09-12 thestar
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Trump#39;s rhetoric may lead to fairer global trade : Allianz#39;s El-Erian

2018-09-12 moneycontrol
The trade battles being pursued by US President Donald Trump's administration are likely to lead to fairer but still free global trade, said Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor at the Allianz Group, Europe's largest insurer.

Wall Street's Jeff Saut: Bull market should have another 7 to 8 years left

2018-09-11 cnbc
Hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio may be warning about the economy and stock market, but Wall Street bull Jeff Saut isn't changing his thesis.

Key Words: The next financial crisis ‘will be more difficult to handle,’ says billionaire investor Dalio

2018-09-11 marketwatch
That’s billionaire Ray Dalio, the founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, expounding on what the next financial crisis, which he sees as inevitable, will look like.

From Trump to trade, the financial crisis still resonates 10 years later

2018-09-11 cnbc
This week is the 10th anniversary of the inflection point of the financial crisis: the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the biggest bankruptcy in history. To some, it feels like a long time ago.

Capitalize For Kids Investors Conference: 85% Sold Out

2018-09-05 marketfolly
The 2018 Capitalize for Kids Investors Conference is only two months away and is now 85% sold out. The lineup features world-renowned investing minds including Bob Prince, Co-CIO of Bridgewater Associates, David Rubenstein of The Carlyle Group, Jeff Ubben of ValueAct Capital, Ed Garden of Trian Fund Management, Jeffrey Smith of Starboard Value, and many more. In total, more than $1.5 million will be raised to build capacity in the youth mental health sector. (1-0)
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Jonathan Burton's Life Savings: Ray Dalio’s new tips to survive the next market meltdown are grounded in these career secrets

2018-09-04 marketwatch
The hedge-fund manager’s hope is that by studying historical patterns that led to financial-market earthquakes and understanding their triggers, investors will be better prepared to weather the next major crisis

Why Everybody Should Own Physical Gold

2018-08-30 seekingalpha
Gold is a safeguard for crisis, as it stands for trust - at least when bought in physical form and not in the form of derivatives or some kind of futures. (0-1)

GameStop: Critical Valuation And The Role Of Sycamore Partners

2018-08-29 seekingalpha
The acquisition behavior of Bridgewater Associates, LP is described; the firm has also owned a stake in Staples, which was acquired by Sycamore Partners. (10-1)
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Wednesday’s Vital Data: Alibaba, JD.com and Macy’s

2018-08-15 investorplace
U.S. stock futures are trading lower this morning. Wall Street is unable to shake the specter of Turkey’s economic woes for the second session. Corporate earnings and a flood of U.S. economic data also have investors worried heading into the open. (25-0)
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The market shift that has Jamie Dimon worried is just starting

2018-07-31 cnbc
Jamie Dimon, the chief executive officer and chairman of J.P. Morgan Chase, said Monday that one of the biggest risks to the U.S. economy is the reversal of the extraordinary measures central banks took to avert disaster after the financial crisis. Starting about a decade ago, the Federal Reserve and other central banks began to purchase trillions of dollars of government bonds and other securities to inject money into the financial system, a move called "quantitative easing" that was coupled with slashed interest rates. (0-1)

Satellites and blogs: BlackRock to raise game in China stock picking

2018-07-25 reuters
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - To gain an investment edge in China, BlackRock Inc (BLK.N), the world’s biggest asset manager, will map the country’s economic landscape using satellites, parse social media to take the market’s pulse and track reports in the ruling Communist Party’s newspaper, the People’s Daily.
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Bridgewater Associates' Ray Dalio: Learn from pain to find success

2018-07-19 cnbc
Sometimes feeling pain can be a good thing. You just have to look at it the right way. (0-2)