Yield in Europe is increasingly hard to come by, but with the European Central Bank (ECB) expected to ease monetary policy, should investors maintain their fixed income positioning?
Paper examining market reaction to economic improvement, & the likely outcomes when central banks unwind the aggressive monetary policies
The Realization: A new world. A new normal. A tectonic shift. The transition of global real assets into mainstream portfolio allocation.
Article examining the economic effects and investment implications of the US fiscal cliff agreement
Article discussing how low growth, low yield environments are good for equity income investing.
Despite attractive valuations, emerging market equities have underperformed. Things are improving, but a headwind looms: monetary policy
Analysis of Italy's highly volatile political environment, and the possible implications for the markets
Market recap for the week, with consymer confidence & equities chart, economic data calendar, & market statistics