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Stirring The Sentiment Tea Leaves Redux

Despite the Volatility Index (VIX) currently operating at the low end of historical ranges (9.36), the equity markets operate on a perpetual volatility rollercoaster. This period of relative calm has not stopped participants from searching for the Holy Grail of indicators […]

ESPN  Should Continue Its Dominance In 2017

ESPN Should Continue Its Dominance In 2017

Warren Buffet’s advice to “be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful,” presents an interesting conundrum for investors considering The Walt Disney Company (DIS: $109/share). Over the past two years, the market has displayed equal […]

Big Dividend BDCs: Ranking The Best And Worst

Big Dividend BDCs: Ranking The Best And Worst

It’s been a choppy year so far for big-dividend Business Development Companies (BDCs). This has created some attractive buying opportunities as the market moved from January/February distress, to a near-infatuation with yield in the months that followed, and then a […]

Long Idea: Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM)

Long Idea: Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM)

Long Idea: Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) by Kyle Guske II Lately, retail has been an unloved industry due to economic concerns coupled with the continued and growing pricing pressures of e-commerce. However, we think there are a few diamonds hidden in […]

ETFs Structure And Practice: Potential Issues Or Popular Myths?

ETFs Structure And Practice: Potential Issues Or Popular Myths?

ETFs Structure And Practice: Potential Issues Or Popular Myths? Brandes Institute Brandes Investment Partners December 2012 Brandes Institute Research Paper No. 2012-06 Abstract: At first glance, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) may seem like ideal investments. Benefits including low cost, flexibility and […]