Mid-term elections introduce a measure of uncertainty into the markets. Will the President’s agenda be frustrated by the opposition party gaining control of one or both of the legislative chambers?Read More
Author: Cliff Walsh, CFA
Posted by Cliff Walsh, CFA | Aug 28, 2018
It’s impossible to be sure whether the yield curve will invert at all, and what stocks will do in response.
Posted by Cliff Walsh, CFA | Jul 24, 2018
One of the key distinctions between traditional mean-variance asset allocation and behavioral theory is how risk is defined. Modern portfolio theory (MPT) defines risk as the variance around the mean return, while behavioral theory suggests that individuals view risk in terms of not meeting an important financial goal.
Posted by Cliff Walsh, CFA | Jul 10, 2018
The Congressional Budget Office projects that the federal deficit, over the next 10 years, will increase $1.6 trillion more than their earlier estimate of $10.1 trillion, mainly due to the recent passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
Posted by Cliff Walsh, CFA | Jun 19, 2018
There is a movement toward a system-wide approach to a corporate governance model, which is also finding impetus from outside the asset management community. There’s more to Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT). To learn what and why, read on…
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