A Record Number Of Investors Are Exposed To “Higher Than Normal Risk”

With the stock market coming into November with another strong gain for the S&P 500 – the market was up for the statistically improbable 12 th month in a row in October – investors are becoming aware of the increased risk exposure. According to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Fund Manager Survey released Tuesday,… Please follow and like us:

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Why Advisors Are Turning to Alts

Years after the global financial crisis, the advisory community continues to grapple with portfolio diversification. Fortunately, the increased availability of alternative mutual funds means that advisors have new diversification tools available to them. Viewed individually, each alternative asset classes presents what is known as a bi-modal distribution of data. These bi-modal distributions confirm that the correlations… Please follow and like us:

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China should reduce restrictions on foreign capital, senior economists say

China should further reduce restrictions on foreign investors and advance efforts to continue opening up the financial sector, a former senior official with the International Monetary Fund said on Saturday. “Granting more access to foreign financial institutions can be our next incremental step of further opening up,” said Zhu Min, economist and former deputy managing director… Please follow and like us:

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China investments reap 19% returns for UK-registered funds

UK-registered funds investing in China delivered the best returns to British investors in the first half of 2017, according to data released on Thursday by investment research company Morningstar. The data showed that funds invested in China returned nearly 19 percent to investors on average over the six months to June 30. The China returns were… Please follow and like us:

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How Greece could escape debtors’ prison – if Europe opens the door

By C. Randall Henning, Professor of International Economic Relations, American University. European Council President Donald Tusk and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras address the press. AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis Greece has acted out a European tragedy for more than seven years. But some signs suggest Greece may finally, in the words of its economy minister, be on… Please follow and like us:

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After Paying $1 Billion In Interest, IS SNB Going To Shock?

Swiss banks paid nearly $1 billion in negative interest rate fees in 2017, a recent Reuters report notes, pointing to wealthy bank clients largely storing their cash on the sidelines and, thanks to negative interest rates, paying for the pleasure. In fact, the cash levels rival that seen in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.… Please follow and like us:

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