Beyond Bulls & Bears

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Equity

Tech Bubble Circa 1999, or Something Else?

Technology sector stocks have been investor favorites in 2013, pushing the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index to its highest level since 1999 and ...

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Equity

Global Equity Outlook: Clouded by Uncertainty

Global equity investors generally had reason to cheer in 2013, and seemed more willing to embrace risk as the year progressed. Will the bullish ...

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Fixed Income

Risk Assets Take Fed Taper Announcement in Stride

The US Federal Reserve (Fed) delivered an early holiday surprise to some market participants, announcing at its December 18 policy meeting it ...

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Equity

Small (Cap) but Mighty

Despite a number of economic and political headwinds in 2013, US stocks have powered ahead, and not just the large-cap names that equity investors ...

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Equity

Going Against the Grain, Again

Going against the grain is never easy, particularly when it comes to investing. But if you don’t take the risk of moving out of the crowd and ...