Why Are The Markets Not Correcting

So let’s get to it, what did we learn over the past week? We were informed by Intel that its computer chips were affected by a bug that makes them vulnerable to hacking. All computers with Intel chips from the past 10 years are affected. Considering that computer chips are basically the backbone and brain behind… Please follow and like us:

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China denies report it could halt US bond purchases

China denied on Thursday a report that it may slow or cease its purchases of US Treasury bonds, calling it a possible case of “fake news” after the dollar tumbled following the story. Bloomberg News reported Wednesday that officials reviewing China’s foreign-exchange holdings had recommended slowing or halting purchases of US Treasuries, citing people familiar with… Please follow and like us:

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Is Trump killing the dollar?

For nearly a century, the US dollar has been viewed as the financial world’s ultimate safe haven. No other currency has promised the same degree of security and liquidity for accumulated wealth. In past times of trouble, skittish investors and prudent central banks have all piled into dollar-denominated assets, not least US Treasury bonds. This may… Please follow and like us:

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Nation retakes top spot in US treasuries

China has reclaimed the position as the biggest foreign holder of US sovereign debt after boosting its holding for a fifth consecutive month with a strengthened yuan and eased capital outflow pressures. The country purchased $44.3 billion of US treasury bonds in June, the most in six years, bringing its total holding to $1.147 trillion, according… Please follow and like us:

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Concentrated Stock Investing Through a New Lens

Many investors have amassed vast wealth by acquiring and holding concentrated stock. Some were bequeathed stock. Others acquired stock via liquidity events, or throughout their careers at public companies. Some investors, like Warren Buffett, famously employ concentrated stock investing (CSI). There’s considerable empirical evidence to support CSI’s outperformance.[i] The premise underlying CSI runs counter to the… Please follow and like us:

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Higher Interest Rates Impact MLPs: What Dividend Investors Need To Know

Higher interest rates have a number of implications for investors in master limited partnerships (MLPs). Record low interest rates over the last decade have created major challenges for income investors, who through 2007 had enjoyed generous yields on risk-free investments such as savings accounts, money market funds, CDs, and U.S. Treasury bonds. Image source: Pixabay Today,… Please follow and like us:

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