This research examines the evolution of baby boomer balance sheets and attempts to assess and quantify its implications for markets and investors.
Despite attractive valuations, emerging market equities have underperformed. Things are improving, but a headwind looms: monetary policy
Michael discusses this year’s Eye on the Market Energy paper. Topics include the unattainable objectives of the Green New Deal, an overview of the world’s de-carbonization challenges, Germany’s energy transition and Trump’s War on Science.
In this year’s Holiday Eye on the Market, Michael records a note to his spouse on her father, the 2020 US Presidential election, and what might be the widest ideological divide in 100 years.
This paper considers the role an enhanced allocation to real assets can play in portfolios during various stages of the pension life cycle.
A brief comment on a proposal from leading Presidential candidates to ban hydraulic fracturing everywhere, immediately.
An update from the front lines of the Trade War, with a focus on implications for investors
The food fight between the President and the Fed Chair could result in too much easing, and the expansion of valuations beyond sustainable levels. The other food fight: leveraged loan issuers vs buyers. Issuers are winning this fight hands down due.
Michael went on a search for Democratic Socialism in the real world, and ended up halfway around the globe from where he began.
Michael shares his thoughts on the US China trade war, Mexico tariffs and the US immigration policy.