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Manning & Napier January 2015 Perspective

Manning & Napier January 2015 Perspective

Manning & Napier letter The U.S. Economy The U.S. economy expanded faster than originally thought during the third quarter 2014 according to the most recent GDP growth estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Domestic output adjusted for inflation rose […]

How “Tail Risk” Changes Over the Market Cycle

How “Tail Risk” Changes Over the Market Cycle

How “Tail Risk” Changes Over the Market Cycle via First Quadrant Investors have been more conscious of “tail risk” since the financial crisis of 2008. The term refers to the frequency distribution of stock market returns having fatter “tails” than […]

Robot Learns To Cook By Watching YouTube

Robot Learns To Cook By Watching YouTube

Robot learns to cook by watching YouTube Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Let’s jump forward in time a little. At some imagined point in the not too distant world, advances in robotics and artificial intelligence have seen […]

Median NYSE PE At Record Post-War Levels

Median NYSE PE At Record Post-War Levels

The median PE multiple on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is at its highest level since 1945, showing broad-based high stock valuations that aren’t as evident when you only look the S&P 500. In fact, median prices are at […]

RGA Investment Advisors: The Big Events Of 2014

RGA Investment Advisors: The Big Events Of 2014

RGA Investment Advisors: December 2014 Investment Commentary: Our 2015 Investment Outlook by Elliot Turner RGA Investment Advisors: The big events of 2014 In 2014, the S&P 500 returned 11.4% in what appears like a steady continuation of the bull market […]

Temp Staffing Index Points To Big Employment Gains

Temp Staffing Index Points To Big Employment Gains

Temp Staffing Index Signals Significant Employment Gains Coming by Todd, Sullivan, ValuePlays The temp staffing index hit an all time high just before Christmas as we expected it would given its strength heading to the holiday hiring season. While that […]