Enthusiasm over falling legal bars led to business overexpansion and overoptimistic investing. But prospects long-term are, yes, high.
Real assets still look attractive.
Political unrest still can upend otherwise impressive growth in places like Kenya and Sri Lanka.
Across-the-board portfolio limits on investing in Chinese firms will harm the US, say critics.
The storied multiple takes a lot of flak, but maybe it has value after all.
Now the dominant energy source, despite the glamor of renewables, the day it will peak may be in 2050.
Bring on the exotica: Public pension plans are going lighter on stocks and bonds, as their alt ownership has almost quadrupled.
Fixed income now is their largest asset class, but this comes with a caveat. Sliding interest rates might thwart further improvements.
The millennials are big renters, but the next generation, Gen Y, won't provide as many work-force entrants. So multi-family housing investments aren’t great long-term.
If the Supreme Court backs beneficiaries over US Bank’s overfunded program, look for more actions against company retirement funds.
Higher demand and other financial sources should fill the gap, eventually.
As the metal shoots over $1,500 and looks to head higher, questions arise about its volatility.
The world’s second-largest economy seems destined to overtake the US over the next decade. At the same time, its growth rate is slowing.
Some of them aren’t as pretty as they look, by playing games with how fees are calculated.
A favorite arb maneuver is crowded out by a swarm of ETFs adding and subtracting stocks.