Yields of VNQ, DVY, TLT

Friday Investment Talk: China, EM Inflation, Dividends

Chinese stocks have been pounded lately as Xi puts pressure on companies to provide funding for socially beneficial projects. Arm twisting seems at play, as wealthy businessmen kowtow to politicians. Emerging markets face inflation as natural disasters, COVID and supply chain issues fuel shortages. Dividend ETFs always generate attention. We compare $DVY to owning the Read more ➝

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Friday Investment Talk: Market Slowdown, Infrastructure, Climate Change

Equity markets look likely to slow their temp of growth, and maybe pullback. The US infrastructure bill passed. We discuss firms that will initially see inflows from increased spending, such as engineering, construction, and materials companies. Climate change offers emerging markets both headwinds and opportunities for growth. Looking at various statistics, the road ahead is Read more ➝

Chris Weafer: Weak Ruble Protects The Economy

This commentary was posted by our long-time colleague and friend, Chris Weafer (link to http://macro-advisory.com/about/) in an editorial on Dec 22, 2014. Chris worked for several main Russian Banks as the Chief Strategist. He has won recognition as the best Russian Investment Strategist for 2013 by Reuters. With so many people contacting us over the Read more ➝