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iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM)
iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM)
iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM)
iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM)
iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM)
Is 'Goldilocks' Back?
By Erik Knutzen, Chief Investment OfficerMulti-Asset Class As the Fed turns more dovish, a familiar fairy-tale heroine returns - but will there be another happy ending? When Tim Berners-Lee conceived of the World Wide Web 30 years ago, he probably wasn't thinking about how vita…
Hamster Wheel
The question we are getting this weekend is why did the market go down so much on Friday? The answer is the yield curve. What is the yield curve and why should I care? Remember when you bought your first house? If you were like me, you sat at a table or box in the house and counted change to s…
Watch Credit Markets This Coming Week
This weekly chart of the iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF (AGG), shows it bumping into formidable resistance at the 200-week moving average. For readers, 44% of the AGG is "Government" with 39% of the 44% Being Treasuries, 25% of the AGG is corporate credit risk and 26% is "securitized" …
'Batten Down The Hatches!'... Big Problems Ahead For Stocks?
If you are not immersed in the parlance of nautical warning, I will elucidate. " Batten down the hatches " is an order a captain barks to his crew when his ship is in peril because of rough weather. I'd say CNBC and most other media covering the daily ups and downs of the market were in the sa…
Business Cycle: Inverting Yield Curve
I have been analyzing the yield curve for more than 30 yearsmy 1986 dissertation at the University of Chicago showed that an inverted yield curve, where short-term rates are higher than long-term rates, led to a recession within 12 to 18 months… Importantly, my model argues that a ...
Sentiment Snapshot: The Fundamental Fear
In this article, we explore how starkly sentiment has shifted on the fundamentals outlook. From the heights of euphoria at the beginning of last year, there now seems to be a deepening sense of fear on the fundamentals outlook. Bears will say it's the end of the cycle and this is exactly to be…