Tag: market outlook

S&P 500 Q1: Leverage, Taxes Leads To Lower ROE

S&P 500 Q1: Leverage, Taxes Leads To Lower ROE

S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) return on equity for 1Q2014 dropped modestly to 16.2% from 16.3%, thanks to lower leverage and higher taxes offsetting improvement in margins and assets/asset turnover, points out a recent Goldman Sachs report. Stuart Kaiser and team at Goldman […]

Michael Novogratz: Buy Nikkei, S&P 500 [VIDEO]

Michael Novogratz: Buy Nikkei, S&P 500 [VIDEO]

Michael Novogratz, principal at Fortress Investment Group LLC, talks about the global economic and market outlook and investment strategy. He speaks with Erik Schatzker from the Skybridge Alternatives Conference in Las Vegas on Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg)  

VIX At 15.97, Heading Toward 5 Year Low?

VIX At 15.97, Heading Toward 5 Year Low?

Vix, (VXX) the CBOE’s volatility index has been dropping massively in the past week demonstrating the comfortable feeling among investors about the future of the market.The five year low was set in June 2007 when the volatility index stood at 14.62. […]