5 Asset Classes Explained - Guide for Beginner Investors
Today I am going to teach you about “asset classes”, which is the most primary lesson every investor should go through. Understanding asset classes is very important for an investor because when you invest your money in any financial product, then in the background, it goes to a certain asset class only. The world of …
Charts of economic development: a fantastic journey
Venezuelan economist Ricardo Hausmann and Chilean physicist César Hidalgo, in a joint effort of Harvard University and the Massachutes Institute of Technology MIT, draw a new world map of economic adventure, and suggest the Earth may not be flat. by Andrés Schäfer A shorter version of this article appeared in El Mundo Economía y Negocios, in Caracas. It lacks graphic resources. According to classical economics, the road to development for producers of raw materials would be to achieve growth…
PRESENTING: The most important charts in the world from the brightest minds on Wall Street
We asked some of the sharpest strategists, economists, and reporters for one chart that’s at the top of their minds right now.
The Set Up For A 4th Quarter Rally Is Missing Something
The end of the year is known for being seasonally strong. Even October, renowned as the month for exceptional drops, has recently been one of the best months of the year. Over the past 20 years, the October - December stretch has been the strongest period of the year (chart from Bespoke). That is especially true during mid-term election years. These years usually meander until the 4th quarter, and then rally. Crucially, that continues into the third presidential year when stock returns are…
Renting is better than owning to build wealth — if you’re disciplined to invest as well
Millennials, take note: If you’re looking to build up your nest egg, home ownership isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. In fact, a new study published on...
50% Returns Coming for Commodities and Emerging Markets? | Meb Faber Research - Stock Market and Investing Blog
If history is any guide, we’re standing at the edge of 40%–96% returns over the next two years. This isn’t wishful thinking or wild speculation. I’m not selling anything. Rather, I’m just reporting historical gains from a market set-up that’s repeating itself right now. So what’s going on? Well, imagine a rubber band. If you […]
Strong Secular Prospects for Emerging Markets - The Big Picture
Very interesting chart showing growth in various countries — the chart makes it clear that the EM is where the growth is. Fidelity expects that “over the next 20 years, EM countries will grow faster than developed markets (see chart, below), in large part due to faster labor force growth. In addition, several EMs with youthful…Read More