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Why You Shouldn’t Fear A Fed Rate Hike

Why You Shouldn’t Fear A Fed Rate Hike

Why You Shouldn’t Fear A Fed Rate Hike by Ashish Shah, AllianceBernstein The Federal Reserve appears ready to raise interest rates next week. Bond investors fear that could pummel their portfolios. We’re not so sure—and we think moving to the […]

Alternative Links: 4 Reasons

Alternative Links: 4 Reasons

4 Reasons Why Investors Should Consider Alternative Investments – (The Street) Schroders Commodity Fund Battles Outflows – (FT) Managed Futures Surge in November – (HedgeFund Intelligence) Managed Futures November Performance – (Attain Alternatives Blog) Bytes meet brains at Leda Braga’s […]

Oil – It’s The 1860s All Over Again

Oil – It’s The 1860s All Over Again

This is my latest article published on Seeking Alpha. I tried to put the current oil crash in historical context. I found some very striking resemble with the problems of today’s oil industry and the ones in the late 19th […]

OIL!

OIL!

By Dr. Brad Cornell Suppose your neighbors have a fire sale and put their furniture on the market at extraordinarily low prices?  What you should do is buy all you can – not match their low prices.  We have reached […]

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Palace Intrigue In Brazil

Palace Intrigue In Brazil by Cook & Bynum Brazil’s political leadership is in crisis, as government leaders argue about how to advance impeachment proceedings for President Dilma Rousseff. Her administration and party have been closely tied to the deep corruption […]

Winning the War on Savers

Winning the War on Savers

The war rages on. But I’m not talking about the war on drugs, the war on terrorism or the war on climate change. I’m talking about a war that hits even closer to home for many of you. It’s the […]