Today’s Volatility and Where Commodities Fit in a Portfolio
Join us for an interactive webinar with abrdn as we discuss the impact world events are having on the commodities markets, and how investors can leverage this uncorrelated asset class to help minimize volatility within their portfolios. We’ll discuss the merits of commodities in today’s environment and as a long-term strategic allocation.
3 Charts Showing Optimism For The Global Shipping Industry
Container shipping companies have not been immune to the disruptive factors roiling markets at the moment, namely rising interest rates, soaring inflation and a potential recession, not to mention war in Eastern Europe.
A Deep Analytic Perspective of the 2022 Market Correction
I will demonstrate how financial advisors can combine behavioral finance and deep analytics to have a robust conversation with clients during financial turmoil, showing compassion and understanding on the one hand, while telling a compelling long-term story on the other hand.
Headline Durable Goods Orders Up 0.7% in May
The latest new orders number at 0.7% month-over-month (MoM) was better than the Investing.com 0.1% estimate. The series is up 10.6% year-over-year (YoY). If we exclude transportation, "core" durable goods was up 0.7% MoM and up 8.1% YoY.
Night Moves: Is the Overnight Drift the Grandmother of All Market Anomalies?
If finance could be distilled into one idea, it likely would be that there should be a tradeoff between risk and reward: an investment with low risk should have a low expected return, while one that could make you rich should also be one that could lose you a lot of money. The Overnight Effect flies in the face of this core tenet.
A Realistic Framing of the Progress in Artificial Intelligence
Let’s face it—we love exciting announcements. Why talk about the small technical improvements of a given artificial intelligence (AI) system when you can prognosticate about the coming advent of artificial general intelligence (AGI)? However, focusing too much on AGI risks missing many incremental improvements in the space along the way.