Tag: Dot Com Bubble

Housing Bubble

Anthem!

Housing Bubble, Dot-Com Bubble, Central Banking Bubble – Anthem! by W. Ben Hunt, Ph.D. Ash: You still don’t understand what you’re dealing with, do you? Perfect organism. Its structural perfection is matched only by its hostility. Lambert: You admire it. […]

High-Yield ETFs Miss The Boat…Again

High-Yield ETFs Miss The Boat…Again

High-Yield ETFs Miss The Boat…Again by Gershon Distenfeld, Alliance Bernstein High-yield exchange-traded funds (ETFs) struggled last year, in part because energy bonds took a beating when oil prices fell. Does that make an ETF that avoids energy bonds a good […]

The 10th Man: How Bull Markets End

The 10th Man: How Bull Markets End

Bull Markets The 10th Man: How Bull Markets End by Jared Dillian Many people think that they ring a bell at the top of a bull market. Ding-a-ling-a-ling. That is indeed often the case. The bell was rung in 2000 […]

Black Ice: Low-Volatility Investing In Theory And Practice

Black Ice: Low-Volatility Investing In Theory And Practice

Key Points Implementing a low-volatility strategy entails mitigating out-of-sample estimation errors; over-concentration in sectors, regions, and names; and high transaction costs. Representative constraints succeed in making simulated minimum-variance portfolios more investable but push them in the direction of the cap-weighted […]