I haven’t posted links to any interesting reports/ papers since late May as I have been on the road and preparing to relocate across the Pond. I’ve broken down the reports/papers published over this period into several topics. The first two are Debt Ceiling and Fed Policy. Read on.
2nd Ever Post FOMC News Conference, June 22, 2011
You can read the FOMC Statement and Projections for an overview of the FOMC decision (rates unchanged, exceptionally low rate for an extended period, reinvest proceeds from maturing proceeds etc) and the outlook. I have simply summarized the off-the-cuff remarks made by the Federal Reserve Chairman in the Q&A [...]
I have been traveling much of the past month and getting ready to relocate from NYC to London. I haven’t published links to any reports or papers that have caught my eye during this period but will do so this week. In the meantime, I wanted to rant somewhat about the inefficiencies of being on [...]
The Supreme Court has today ruled that an investment adviser cannot be held liable under SEC Rule 10b-5 for false statements included in a client mutual fund’s prospectus because the statements were made by the mutual fund and not by its investment adviser. In so doing, the Court correctly upheld the corporate form and the [...]
David Stevenson writes the always interesting ‘Adventurous Investor’ segment of the Financial Times. David has collaborated with HF manager Nick Bullman to devise a free service for private investors which aggregates a wide variety of (U.K. centric) risk measurements/ data on a monthly basis. It comprises behavioral risk factors (e.g. CDS, consumer confidence, FTSE vol), [...]
A few weeks ago I published my Top 5 Institutional Investor Themes on Business Insider. Number two on the list was a further de-risking of traditional long equity portfolios. Equities and bonds have represented the core asset allocations for institutional investors for centuries so this is a significant development. I want to [...]
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