Jeremy Grantham: Market Crash ‘Not Imminent’; Bubble Still Inflating
GMO's Grantham sees happy days of deal-making and another 14% increase in the S&P 500, at least, before the stock bubble is ready to pop.
Pro Forecasters Stink, but Individuals Are Worse
Individuals pile into equities while pros pull out? The knee-jerk response is to run away, but it's not quite that simple, Barry Ritholtz says.
Yellen’s Economy Echoes Arthur Burns More Than Greenspan
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen faces an economy that is starting to look more like the 1970s than the 1990s.
Alan Blinder Offers Stark Economic View; Sees Fed Rate Bind
Princeton economist and former Fed vice chairman Alan Blinder talks at IMCA conference about what’s next for the Fed and his take on regulation.
Attention ‘Bonehead Brokers’: Margin Trades Can Burn You
Record-high margin lending, profitable today, will inevitably land advisors in arbitration, says lawyer Stoltmann, warning, "Stupidity on the part of the broker isn’t a defense."
Bernanke’s ‘Tragic Flaw’ Feeds Fed-Fueled Bubble: Fed Filmmaker
Jim Bruce, producer and director of "Money for Nothing," says Yellen shares Bernanke’s background; sees crash coming.
From Doom to Boom (and Back): Grantham Sees Stocks Soaring up to 30%, for Now
Stock market scold Jeremy Grantham expects the U.S. market to soar 20% to 30% in the next year or two—before the next mega-crash, at least.
Beware the Obama Stock Bubble
Presidential history reveals an ominous financial pattern.
Former Miami Fed Chief Dorothy Weaver Eyes a New Janet Yellen Era
Weaver says Janet Yellen will need to be a consensus builder if she is to succeed as Fed chief.
PIMCO’s Bill Gross: ‘If the Fed’s So Smart, Why Are Some of Us Still Poor?’
In his latest outlook, Gross quotes Alan Greenspan’s question—"How do we know when irrational exuberance has unduly escalated asset values?"—and answers with some questions of his own.