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Japan’s Negative Interest Rate Gamble

Japan’s Negative Interest Rate Gamble

Japan’s Negative Interest Rate Gamble by Dan Steinbock, Difference Group Instead of boosting growth, the Bank of Japan’s negative interest rates will contribute to domestic fiscal deterioration, regional risks, even global threats. About a week ago, the Bank of Japan’s […]

Cliff Asness: Fama On Momentum Investing

Cliff Asness: Fama On Momentum Investing

Cliff Asness: Fama On Momentum Investing The long-term success of the momentum factor seems to be a challenge to many observers. People say things like “momentum only works among small stocks” or “momentum only works for going short, not long.” […]

The Bank Of Japan’s Warning

The Bank Of Japan’s Warning

Last Friday the Bank of Japan (BOJ), Japan’s central bank, surprised the markets and enacted a negative interest rate policy. This stunning action follows on the heels of the European Central Bank (ECB), which took similar actions last year. Both […]

Michael Buchanan: Unpopular Opportunities

Michael Buchanan: Unpopular Opportunities

Top bond manager Michael Buchanan explains why he and the award winning Western Asset Management team are finding the best opportunities in unpopular areas. Michael Buchanan: Unpopular Opportunities Newsletter They say that markets climb a wall of worry. It is […]