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Interest Rate Increases Are Hard to Undo?

Interest Rate Increases Are Hard to Undo?

Interest Rate Increases Are Hard to Undo? During her Congressional testimony today, Chair Yellen made the following statement, ”I do not expect that the FOMC [Federal Open Market Committee] is going to be soon in the situation where it is […]

Negative Rates: A Gigantic Fiscal Policy Failure

Negative Rates: A Gigantic Fiscal Policy Failure

Negative Rates: A Gigantic Fiscal Policy Failure Since October 2015, I’ve argued that the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) should reduce the target range for the fed funds rate below zero.   Such a move would be appropriate for three […]

DoubleLine Shiller Enhanced CAPE Webcast [Slides]

DoubleLine Shiller Enhanced CAPE Webcast [Slides]

DoubleLine Shiller Enhanced CAPE webcast for the month of February 2016. DoubleLine Shiller Enhanced CAPE Strategy A + B = C The DoubleLine Shiller Enhanced CAPE Strategy creates the “Complete” solution for investors by combining Smart “Alpha” and Smart “Beta” […]

Under The Hood: What’s In Your Asset Allocation Program?

Under The Hood: What’s In Your Asset Allocation Program?

Under the Hood: What’s in Your Index? –  Robo-Adviser, Part II, or What’s in Your Asset Allocation Program? by Horizon Kinetics What’s In Your Asset Allocation Program? The iShares Core Builder1 creates an asset allocation policy for one’s portfolio based […]

Value Matters: Q&A With Wally Weitz

Value Matters: Q&A With Wally Weitz

Q&A with Wally Weitz on why value matters. H/T Dataroma Q&A With Wally Weitz Q: What do you believe to be the major drivers in this market weakness? Wally Weitz: China and oil have been in the headlines and offer […]

Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency Technologies – A 300 Page -Ebook For Nerds

Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency Technologies – A 300 Page -Ebook For Nerds

Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency Technologies Arvind Narayanan, Joseph Bonneau, Edward Felten, Andrew Miller, Steven Goldfeder with a preface by Jeremy Clark Draft — Feb 9, 2016 Feedback welcome! Email [email protected] For the latest draft and supplementary materials including programming assignments, see […]