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Equity Returns in Open Election Years

Equity Returns in Open Election Years

With the World Series over and the fourth Republican primary debate scheduled for tonight, the reality that a new presidential election year is less than a year away is rapidly settling in. Bull markets tend to climb a wall of […]

Crude Oil & Inflation – Is There Any Correlation?

Crude Oil & Inflation – Is There Any Correlation?

Davidson” submits: It has long been assumed that commodity prices and in particular the price of crude oil ($USO) ($OIL)drove inflation historically. Many believe today that OPEC was responsible for the massive US inflation in the 1970s. In the following […]

Want High-Yield Exposure? Forget About ETFs

Want High-Yield Exposure? Forget About ETFs

Want High-Yield Exposure? Forget About ETFs by Gershon Distenfeld, AllianceBernstein Have a short-term view on high yield? Maybe an exchange-traded fund (ETF) is right for you. But if you want long-term exposure to this market, ETFs are a terrible choice. […]

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Kahn Brothers Boost Stake In MBIA

Kahn Brothers revealed in its 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that its equity portfolio has a market value of $540,186,470 at the end of the third quarter this year. Kahn Brothers increased positions The registered investment adviser […]

Has The Hedge Funds Industry Lost Its Way?

Has The Hedge Funds Industry Lost Its Way?

Has The Hedge Funds Industry Lost Its Way? by [email protected] For months, the news for the hedge fund industry has been grim. Funds racked up abysmal results last summer, with August showing the biggest monthly loss since October 2008. Then […]