Momentum investing is a strategy which looks at relative trailing 6- and 12- month price performance when determining which stocks to overweight. 2018 has been a good year for momentum stocks, which are up an impressive 11.4%*.
The U.S. economy is growing at an above-trend pace, and the rest of the world seems to be finding its footing.
Pascal’s Wager argues that belief makes more sense than disbelief when the worst outcome is a total loss.
With last year’s stock market volatility continuing into the first week of 2019, it is clear that investors are to an extent, the volatility seen at the end of 2018 was driven by concerns around the potential for an earnings recession in 2019.
With last year’s stock market volatility continuing into the first week of 2019, it is clear that investors are anxious. This anxiety is not without merit: indeed, economic data over the last two weeks seem to suggest a material slowdown in growth.
With recent comments from the Federal Reserve sounding more accommodative and evidence of a positive turn in trade negotiations, it felt as if equity markets were finally set for some relief.
Trade policy is of first-order importance in a more connected world, and markets have been reacting nervously to U.S. trade disputes.
J.P. Morgan Asset Management's Dr. David Kelly discusses the trade battle between China and the United States and its impact on investment portfolios.
Each quarter, in the midst of earnings season, we write a market bulletin focused on U.S. corporate profitability.
After a stellar 2017, with strong returns and outperformance relative to the U.S., international equities are under pressure again. In order to consider how long this dynamic may last, investors may be asking themselves: why exactly are international stoc