Lipper Alpha Insight

  • !The Market Sentimentalist – New-FANG-led Technology
    Often one hears the phrases “dumb” money and “smart” money when commentators are discussing financial market participants. Such classifications are not only arbitrary they are also meaningless. More than twenty
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  • Cross-border M&A between U.S. and European firms at 10 year high
    Some $171.8 billion of cross-border merger and acquisition deals between U.S. and European companies have been announced so far in 2017, the highest figure at this stage of the year for a
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  • S&P 500 17Q1 Earnings Dashboard – May 24
    Click here to view the dashboard in detail. Last Update: May 24, 2017 Download the full S&P 500 Earnings Scorecard report here. S&P 500 Aggregate Estimates and Revisions First quarter earnings are expected
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  • Thomson Reuters Lipper Announces Hong Kong Fund Awards 2017 Winners
    Thomson Reuters Lipper announces the winners of the Hong Kong Lipper Fund Awards 2017. These highly-respected awards honor funds and fund management firms that have excelled in providing consistently strong
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  • STOXX 600 Earnings Outlook Q1 2017 – May 23, 2017
    Last Update: May 23, 2017 European Aggregate Estimates and Revisions First quarter earnings are expected to increase 14.1% from Q1 2016. Excluding the Energy sector, earnings are expected to increase 8.4%. First
    - 3 days ago 23 May 17, 4:28pm -

CNNMoney - Markets

The Curious Capitalist

Financial Samurai

  • To Get Luckier, Realize Success Is Mostly Luck
    I live by the mantra, “Never fail due to a lack of effort because hard work requires no skill.” It’s a reminder to STOP making excuses when something seems too daunting to tackle. There’ve been too many instances when I didn’t start some…
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  • Solutions For Impossible Things: Let Nothing Stand In Your Way
    I am a super optimist. Whenever I sprain my ankle, the first thing I think is: thank goodness I didn’t break my ankle. Whenever I lose a bidding war on a house I want, I think to myself: there will always be another one. Whenever someone says somet…
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  • Focus On Trends: Why I’m Investing In The Heartland Of America
    Making a small fortune is really fun. You can do so more easily if you can correctly predict a trend. Not only will you earn a much higher return on your investment, you’ll also suffer less anxiety and grief. In 1997, I studied abroad in China for…
    - 6 days ago 19 May 17, 10:08pm -
  • Millennial Avocado Toast Analysis: Permission To Splurge Because You Can!
    “When I was trying to buy my first home, I wasn’t buying smashed avocado for $19 and four coffees at $4 each,” Tim Gurner, an Australian property mogul told 60 Minutes. “We’re at a point now where the expectations of younger people are very…
    - 9 days ago 17 May 17, 2:48pm -

Seeking Alpha - Long

CNBC - Investing

The Motley Fool

Dealbook

ETF.com

  • !What Is Smart Beta In Fixed Income?
    Smart-beta and factor-based investing have swept the equity landscape, with investors big and small talking about ways to approach their portfolios from a factor perspective. What about bonds?
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  • !ETF Watch: Not Much Vanilla In May Launches
    So far in May, 20 new ETFs have come to market, and none of them are your plain-vanilla passive kind.Perhaps after 24-plus years since the launch of the first ETF, the SPDR S&P 500 (SPY), and some 2,000 ETFs later, the traditional vanilla beta space…
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  • !ETF Investors Looking To Park Cash
    ETFs can be useful vehicles for all sorts of investment needs, including for investors who simply want to park some cash.In recent months, this “use for cash” story has been playing out strongly in the ETF space, as retail and institutional inve…
    - 12 hours ago 26 May 17, 5:45pm -
  • !ETF Watch: Outperformer Funds Proposed
    Exchange-Traded Concepts has two ETFs in registration that would tap into Sanford Bernstein’s quantitative index expertise, and have Vident Investment for subadvisor.
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  • !Top Tech ETFs Of The Year
    Technology investors are partying like it's 1999. That was the infamous final year of the dot-com bubble, when the tech-heavy Nasdaq rose a whopping 86%, an impressive end to one of the greatest bull markets in history.
    - 14 hours ago 25 May 17, 3:00pm -

MoneyBeat - WSJ

Marc to Market

  • !The Opaqueness of US Economic Policy
    It is not just the fear that the investigations into Russia's attempt to influence the US election will distract from the Trump Administration's economic program.  It is also that the economic agenda itself seems is less clear. That China was not…
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  • !Euro Strength more than Dollar Weakness
    The Dollar Index is heavy, just above the lows set earlier this week set near 96.80.  However, this exaggerates the dollar's weakness because the weight of the euro and currencies that shadow it, like the Swiss franc and Swedish krona. As the North…
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  • Five Takeaways from Trump's First Budget
    The White House unveiled its FY18 budget yesterday.  It was quickly panned by the traditional media and many economists, including former Treasury Secretary Summers.  It is a short document lacking in manydetails.  Current Treasury Secretary Mnu…
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  • Dollar Consolidates, While Market Shrugs Off China Downgrade
    After staging a modest recovery in North America yesterday afternoon, the greenback is consolidating in narrow ranges.  Momentum traders, who appeared to dominate activity recently, paused.  To be sure, the greenbacks upticks have been modest, and…
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  • Four Numbers to Watch in FX
    The US dollar's downside momentum faded today.  While one should not read much into it, it could be an early sign that the market has discounted the recent news stream,  which includes the fear that the political turmoil in the Washington will ad…
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