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Warning Bells Are Ringing

Warning Bells Are Ringing

6 mins. to read

If you believe the last summer was tough to invest in the equities market, then just wait for the rest of the year and you’ll see how bad things can get! I don’t want to be the “Dr Gloom” of Master Investor, but I’m increasingly worried about the proportions the current distortions are taking, as…

Bill Gross Vs the FED

Bill Gross Vs the FED

7 mins. to read

Bill Gross from Janus Capital (ex:PIMCO) has heavily criticised central banks for failing to foresee the consequences of conducting a zero interest rate policy (ZIRP) for too long. They’re destroying “the savings function of capitalism, which is a necessary and in fact a synchronous component of investment”, as “accustomed to Taylor Rules and Phillips Curves,…

FED’s Next Move… Negative Rates?

FED’s Next Move… Negative Rates?

7 mins. to read

Is there anybody who still believes the FED will hike rates this year…? The next? With the latest developments in mind, I dare to say the FED may be closer to another round of QE or even to setting negative rates than to a rate hike. Yesterday’s FOMC meeting and policy announcement not only kept…

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