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CalPERS Increases Equity Exposure - We Believe A Different Approach May Be Worth Considering

11h seekingalpha
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) made a splash last month when they raised their equity exposure from 46% to 50% and decreased cash from 4% to 1% in their portfolio. While mathematically appealing, we believe it may not be the best course of action for investors to follow suit and increase risks levels in their portfolios, given current valuations. (4-0)

Breaking Up Tech: Indexes doing what the economy won’t

2018-01-15 thereformedbroker
The technology sector has gotten so big, so pervasive and powerful, that the stock market index creators had to break it up. Because the monopolist powers of these corporations off of the stock market and in the real world have not been checked by natural competitive forces or government intervention. (218-0)

Breaking Up Tech: Indexes doing what the economy won’t

2018-01-15 thereformedbroker
The technology sector has gotten so big, so pervasive and powerful, that the stock market index creators had to break it up. Because the monopolist powers of these corporations off of the stock market and in the real world have not been checked by natural competitive forces or government intervention. (218-0)

Risks and rewards: a guide to trading in major Asian markets this year

2018-01-11 bworldonline
SINGAPORE/BANGKOK — Asia was the place to be for emerging-market investors in 2017, but a slew of issues and events risk standing in the way of the region repeating that world-beating performance. (4-0)

Risks and Rewards: An Investors’ Guide to Asia Markets in 2018 - Bloomberg

2018-01-11 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (4-0)

Bond yields hit multi-month highs on BoJ tweak, heavy supply

2018-01-10 thehindubusinessline
Major government bond yields hit multi-month highs on Wednesday on heavy supply and as investors reevaluated the likelihood of continued easy-money policies by the world's major central banks. (4-0)

2018 Investment Outlook | Above the Market

2018-01-10 rpseawright.wordpress
If you want to find reasons why it might collapse, and soon, they are easy to find. We are terribly loss averse, after all, and there is always bad news to report. The stock market goes down on roughly 47 percent of all days. Valuations are high. Bonds are rich too. The rally has been a long one and, in historical terms, we are overdue for a correction. (113-0)

Market hits new high, nears 9,000 level

2018-01-09 beta.philstar
The main composite index soared 178.60 points, or 2.04 percent, to settle at a new record high of 8,923.72. File (27-0)

Asian shares edge up, yen jumps as BOJ trims bond buying

2018-01-09 themalaymailonline
Against the yen, the dollar erased its early modest gains and fell 0.4 per cent to 112.63 following a drop as low as 112.50, after Japan’s central bank trimmed its purchases of Japanese government bonds. — Reuters picTOKYO, Jan 9 — Asian shares edged higher today, approaching record highs, while the yen stole the currency spotlight and jumped after the Bank of Japan’s slight reduction to its bond purchases reminded investors that it will eventually normalise policy. (17-0)

Asian shares edge up, yen jumps as BOJ trims bond buying

2018-01-09 in.reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares edged higher on Tuesday, approaching record highs, while the yen stole the currency spotlight and jumped after the Bank of Japan’s slight reduction to its bond purchases reminded investors that it will eventually normalise policy. (17-0)

Asian shares edge up, yen jumps as BOJ trims bond buying

2018-01-09 reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares edged higher on Tuesday, approaching record highs, while the yen stole the currency spotlight and jumped after the Bank of Japan’s slight reduction to its bond purchases reminded investors that it will eventually normalize policy. (17-0)

Investors sense opportunities in Big Oil — but mind the gap

2018-01-05 themalaymailonline
Uncertainty over whether the crude rally can stick and fears that advances in electric vehicles will undermine longer-term demand for oil still overshadow the sector. — Reuters picLONDON, Jan 5 — Investors are gaining confidence — up to a point — that 2018 will be the year of oil stocks. (4-0)

6 GARP Stocks to Invest in for Maximum Returns

2018-01-05 zacks
Investors on the lookout for stocks with the potential for maximum growth and value investing may consider the growth at a reasonable price or GARP strategy. This popular strategy helps investors gain exposure to stocks with impressive growth prospects that are trading at a discount. GARP investing employs popular value metrics – price-to-earnings (P/E) and price-to-book value (P/B) ratio – to evaluate whether a stock is undervalued. (187-0)

Investors Sense Opportunities In Big Oil - But Mind The Gap

2018-01-05 rigzone
LONDON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Investors are gaining confidence - up to a point - that 2018 will be the year of oil stocks. (4-0)

Investors sense opportunities in Big Oil - but mind the gap - Channel NewsAsia

2018-01-05 channelnewsasia
Investors are gaining confidence - up to a point - that 2018 will be the year of oil stocks. (4-0)

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