The Future is Now

A dismal view of probable future equity returns from John Hussman. Unfortunately, he is not the only (or the first) to predict such bleakness for the next decade or so.  That’s not to say you should try to time this market but if you’re currently sitting in cash, you probably shouldn’t be in a big Read more about The Future is Now[…]

Fearful of Rising Interest Rates? Try this!

This Vanguard whitepaper discusses the use of global bonds in a rising-rate environment. “Although investors cannot control when and by how much their domestic interest rates may rise, they can help mitigate the associated risk by more broadly diversifying their fixed income holdings. Christopher B. Philips and Charles J. Thomas show that during periods of Read more about Fearful of Rising Interest Rates? Try this![…]

The Myth of America’s Decline

“It’s a cyclical phenomenon,” Joffe says of the predictions of America’s decline. But just as “declinists” were wrong about Russia in the 1950s and Japan in the 1980s, current forecasts about America playing second fiddle to China will also prove wrong, he says.”  Read the full article >>