I went on a search for Democratic Socialism in the real world. I ended up halfway around the globe from where I began. A story in pictures.
EM currencies have struggled when the PMI has been falling, and thus its equity returns have underperformed versus the U.S. and other developed markets.
In today’s investment environment rates are lower, this inflates the value of future cash flows and pushes equity market multiples higher.
Michael discusses US-China trade war in context, the outlook for prescription drug price legislation, and an updated ideological scorecard for 2020 Presidential candidates.
Michael discusses how he should have taken Trump at his word on tariffs, and the impact of the widening trade war on global growth and equity markets as proposed tariffs approach pre-war levels.
For the first time in 20 years, markets will have to survive without support from central banks.
A brief note on the latest price action in equity markets, how business cycles end, and how markets are being left to fend for themselves without central bank intervention for the first time in 20 years.
In today’s special issue Eye on the Market, Michael takes a close look at the question of rising committed and unspent capital in private equity, and implications for investors.
In this month’s podcast, Michael looks at the midterms: GOP gains in the Senate, an historic loss in the House given economic and market conditions, and what it means for investors.