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Archives for August 2015
INVEST SOME MONEY IN EMERGING MARKET STOCKS Most dynamic long-term growth Belong in long time horizon, growth part of portfolios Watch the related WEALTHTRACK episode.
Why are events in Greece and China so important to investors? In a rare interview, top performing, five-star rated Portfolio Manager, Brian Singer of the William Blair Macro Allocation Fund explains why macro matters.
Five-star fund manager, Brian Singer invests in multiple asset classes around the globe, including currencies in his William Blair Macro Allocation fund. It turns out he is fascinated by the virtual currency, Bitcoin as well as blockchain encryption, the technology behind it. Watch the related WEALTHTRACK episode.
It’s the final week of the summer fund-raising drive on Public Television, so we are revisiting some of our most popular programs. An estimated 95% of seniors pay too much for Medicare. Healthcare expert Katy Votava, president of Goodcare.com and author of “Making the Most of Medicare” explains what you need to know to maximize those benefits and avoid overpaying.
New this week, Here’s a thought provoking finding: during the financial crisis and the post-crisis years, hedge funds run by women have significantly outperformed the broader market of hedge funds, the vast majority of which are run by men. This is one of the many fascinating facts found in a report “Addressing Gender Folklore” from the State Street Center of Applied Research.
The summer fund raising season for Public Television continues this week so we are revisiting some shows that provide a different perspective and a greater understanding of trends affecting our financial lives. Who better than a student of central bank history? Liaquat Ahamed, the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Lords of Finance, discusses the differences and similarities between central bank policies today and those leading up to the Great Depression.
New this week, more on China! Last week, we shared a long-term bullish view on China from veteran China-hand, Andy Rothman of Matthews Asia funds. This week, an opposing view – some research from contrarian value investor, Bill Smead.