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Investment Bank's Forecasts for 2013, Investment Bank’s Forecasts for 2013

Platinum is much scarcer than either gold or silver. Consequently, its price tends to run significantly higher than these two metals during periods of economic stability. In periods of uncertainty, the price can fall below that of gold due to its relatively elastic demand. The main driver of its price is demand, as mine production Читать дальше ➝

Investment Bank's Forecasts for 2013, Investment Bank’s Forecasts for 2013

Cyprus: lovely island of sun, sea, sand which, you may have noticed, has been in the news for other reasons this week. As things stand, senior Cypriot government officials are in Moscow attempting to stave off an economic crisis which affects not only this small Eastern Mediterranean island, but Europe’s entire financial system. I don’t Читать дальше ➝

Investment Bank's Forecasts for 2013, Investment Bank’s Forecasts for 2013

When I met with the inimitable Jeffrey Gundlach in Berlin last autumn, little did I know that the Barron’s crowned ‘king of bonds’ was about to do a 180 degree turn and focus on the equity markets by launching a troika of US funds. Of course, thinking back, the signs were there.  He talked down Читать дальше ➝

Investment Bank's Forecasts for 2013, Investment Bank’s Forecasts for 2013

Harvard Management Company, investment manager of the largest U.S. university endowment plan, has been one of the more active users of ETFs among university endowments. The investment firm uses ETFs to access emerging markets funds.In its recent statement of holdings, HMC owns about 20 ETFs – not surprising. It has, however, slashed its exposure to Читать дальше ➝

Если все ждут падения рынка, то хороший способ заработать в короткий срок – это купить ближайший фьючерс на VIX. (Индекс волатильности VIX отражает страх инвесторов по поводу динамики рыночных цен и помогает оценить панику либо излишний оптимизм фондового рынка). На случай падения рынков разумный потенциал индекса VIX выше 45, причем в короткие сроки. За всю Читать дальше ➝

I recently caught up with Joep Huntjens, Head of Asian Credit at ING and lead manager on the ING Asian Hard Currency Bond Fund, for a review of how the fund has been performing and what the outlook was for 2013 and beyond. The fund has been hugely successful over the last year and had Читать дальше ➝

Investment Bank's Forecasts for 2013, Investment Bank’s Forecasts for 2013

На графике отражены показатели доходности по различным инвестиционным активам за январь 2013. Лидерами стали американские компании средней капитализации с доходностью более 7% , а в проигрыше оказались все категории облигаций – в среднем -1%. Золото топталось на месте. Но медведи уже готовят наступление. Что у нас есть в арсенале? В предверии снижения цен на акции Читать дальше ➝

Investment Bank's Forecasts for 2013, Investment Bank’s Forecasts for 2013

This was a blog from a professional options trader on the CBOE website. He watches for big money flows… this time he saw one in VIX call options. ‘Is the VIX Expecting More Upside in April?’ by Andrew Keene by mkearney on 01-30-2013 12:37 PM – last edited on 01-30-2013 03:28 PM A broker in Читать дальше ➝

Investment Bank's Forecasts for 2013, Investment Bank’s Forecasts for 2013

After a year that saw news of hesitant growth, signs of further European integration, ECB and Federal Reserve monetary stimulus, continuing austerity, recovering equity indices, an impending fiscal cliff in the United States, and a hearty amount of political drama, 2012 has come and gone. As each new year looms, financial writers of every stripe Читать дальше ➝