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Value In The Lead For US Equity Factor Returns So Far In 2019

Trading is set to resume today for the US stock market with value firmly in the lead for year-to-date performance for the major equity factors, based on a set of exchange-traded funds. In fact, a positive bias prevails across the board for stocks so far in 2019. Headwinds may be brewing via several ...

Appetite for market risk is very low

Tuesday January 22: Five things the markets are talking about Appetite for risk in this holiday shorted week starts on the low side with Euro and Asia equities under pressure in their respective sessions, along with U.S futures, as an uncertain outlook for global trade and growth continues to inhib ...

DAX under pressure as UBS blues drag down banking sector

The DAX index has edged lower in the Tuesday session. Currently, the index is at 11,097, down 0.35% on the day. In economic news, Germany releases ZEW Consumer Sentiment remains weak, but improved to -15.5 points. This was better than the estimate of -18.8 points. Eurozone ZEW Economic Sentiment ti ...

Daily Markets Broadcast 2019-01-22

Daily Markets Broadcast 2019-01-22 US indices snap winning streak US equity markets were closed yesterday, but index futures retreated following the release of China’s Q4 GDP data. PM May’s Plan B appears to focus on delaying Brexit to get better concessions from the EU.   US30USD Daily Chart ...

New Issue: CWB FixedReset, 6.00%+404, NVCC-Compliant

Canadian Western Bank has announced: its intent to issue $100 million non-cumulative 5-year rate reset First Preferred Shares Series 9 (Non-Viability Contingent Capital (NVCC)) (the “Series 9 Preferred Shares”). The offering will be underwritten on a bought deal basis by a syndicate led by Nat ...

CPPIB Invests in Intelligent Data Management?

Private Capital Journal reports, CPPIB co-invests with Insight’s US $500 investment in Veeam:Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has invested an undisclosed amount in Veeam® Software as co-investor to Insight Venture Partners which invested US $500 million in the company.Insight Venture ...

The time Jack Bogle set me straight

My colleague Nick accidentally came across this and I had forgotten all about it. But it’s TIMELESS! I’m so excited this exists… It’s August 2013 and the S&P 500 has just been completely rattled by the sell off in bonds due to Fed Chairman Bernanke’s hint about the tapering off of QE stimu ...

Only a matter of time

 . Yesterday’s vivisection of a profligate doctor on this site, complete with blood, guts and goo was, yes, an extreme example. Many people wondered how a $500,000-per-year couple could have stuff, but no money. Others understood it completely. What the doc/yoga lady gave us was a vivid reminder ...

Oil Rises Despite Weak Chinese GDP Data

Oil prices edged up on Monday, reversing earlier losses, as investors shrugged off data that confirmed China’s slowing economy and instead latched on to positive supply-side drivers for the market. Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were up 12 cents at $62.82 a barrel by 12:27 p.m. EST (1727 GMT), ...

My TFSA Update December 2018

Image Credit: cornfield / Shutterstock.com   In this series, I (Jin Choi) talk about my journey of investing in my TFSA account. If you want to know what a TFSA is, I recommend you read my free book.   December Results: Down 5.1% At the end of December, I had $37,045 in my TFSA account, which ...