Visual Proof That Central Banks Killed Active Management

“I’ve gone to great lengths to try and disabuse retail of that notion, and not because I want to make people feel stupid. But rather because I want investors to understand that if central banks pull back and markets are allowed to trade in a two-way manner again, suddenly everyone is going to realize they weren’t the gurus they thought they were.”

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Guest Post: The Next Market Crash Will Be Facilitated By ETF’s

“While I am a big fan of ETF’s, I worry when I see enormous growth in a security or theme and always think about unintended consequences of that growth. I hope I am wrong on my hypothesis, but I’ve experienced many crashes and the underlying mechanics of investor panic generally do not change.”

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SocGen’s Kit Juckes Is “Back From The Alps”: Here’s His Quick Pocket Guide To An Uncertain Market

The tough thing about a market dominated by geopolitical concerns is that geopolitics is country- or at least region-specific. There’s nuance, idiosyncrasies, thousands of years of history peculiar to this country or that, religious undercurrents, etc., etc. You have to take all of that into account when trying to make sense of markets in the context of multiple geopolitical powder kegs.

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