To Help the Middle Class, Raise Interest Rates: Searching for Alpha for August 2015
Everything from corporate greed to the tax code has been blamed for the expanding wealth gap, but artificially low rates may be a bigger contributor.
A Rational Wager on Greece: Searching for Alpha for July 2015
What’s left to move stocks if the Greek drama ends? All signs indicate a strong Q2, with impressive wage growth and an improving housing market.
ProfitScore’s Fixed Income Approach Sets It Apart
John McClure’s most popular strategy and, based on recent market action, the most timely, is his Long/Short U.S. Treasuries Index.
3 Reasons We’re Not at a Market Top: Searching for Alpha for June 2015
Disappointing GDP data and hints of an impending rate hike led some market watchers to predict a stock drop. Are they leaving the party early?
Beating Buy and Hold: A Thinking Man’s Guide to Market Timing
Investors have heard for ages that tactical strategies are a fool's errand. But the results of these high-caliber market timers speak for themselves.
Summer’s Coming: When Trends and Fundamentals Disagree — Searching for Alpha for May 2015
Do current fundamentals support last month’s equity pullback, or is this is a case where market action and fundamentals simply disagree?
Investors Hiding Overseas May Forgo U.S. Volatility: Searching for Alpha for April 2015
An overlooked place to hide from U.S. equities after Q1’s volatility may be international stocks.
The Role of Cash in a Portfolio: Searching for Alpha for March 2015
There are pragmatic and strategic reasons to keep cash in the portfolio now. Then there's the high valuation of U.S. stocks.
Ready, Hike! (but Fed Won’t Raise Rates Too Soon)—Searching for Alpha for February 2015
While the Federal Reserve may not raise rates until late 2015 at the earliest, rates will rise. So where to invest now?
Will European Stocks Get Second Life in 2015? Searching for Alpha for January 2015
European stocks are cheap, so the downside risk of owning them is muted.