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Expect Bumps After New Year Kicks Off

In this second part of a series on preparing for 2020, I look at what to expect ahead, especially as January starts off strong, but could end with trouble.

Nasdaq 9000, Notes on Microsoft, Coke, Tesla, Watching Provention Bio

The broad but tech heavy Nasdaq is now 35% higher year to date, which is indeed impressive though certainly somewhat misleading.

Let's Prep Your Portfolio for 2020

From bonds to energy to emerging markets, an examination of what might be hot and what might not.

Market's Going Nowhere Fast

We're seeing a loss of upside momentum play out, and now we should pay attention to these charts -- and bond funds.

Don't Trash Junk Bonds: There's a Logic Behind Winning Their High Yields

Investing in these bonds requires a counter-intuitive approach, and reframing how you look at risk.

'China's LVMH' Faces Bond Deadline That Poses a Problem for a Whole Province

Businesses in Shandong Province are well-known for guaranteeing each other's debts. So if its highest-profile global business, owner of Bally, Cerruti and Aquascutum can't repay its debts, it threatens the entire local business network.

3 Major Events Will Provide Clarity to the Markets

Here are the mostly likely scenarios and impact on stocks and bonds.

A December to Remember: A Look at Fed Action from Last Year

Let's look back to a year ago this month, when most investors saw volatility and a lack of liquidity; and then turn to now, as the tariff deadline looms and the VIX vs. VIX futures gap widens.

Fed Gov. Brainard Gives Clues to Slowdown Strategy

Influential Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard spoke this week about how the Fed might combat a recession -- investors should listen up.

To Truce or Not to Truce?

As we hear the ongoing dueling news of either a looming tariff hike or trade truce, here is my take on the possibility for either against the bigger backdrop of central banks and liquidity.