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Stuart McPhee
Germany Needs Help From European Recovery
By Stuart McPhee - Jun 10, 2013

Chancellor Angela Merkel urged European Union countries on Saturday to carry out further structural reforms, saying Germany could only remain in good shape if the European economy recovers.“That’s why...

Blog of HORAN Capital Advisors
Fickle Investor Sentiment
By Blog of HORAN Capital Advisors  - Jun 10, 2013

One common trait of individual investors during the equity bull market run since November is restraint. Based on the American Association of Individual Investors sentiment survey, investor bullish ...

Stuart McPhee
US Expansion Looking Long Term
By Stuart McPhee - Jun 10, 2013

The modest pace of the U.S. economic recovery has a silver lining, as the expansion shows signs of lasting almost twice as long as average.Four years into the upswing, the economy isn’t seeing many of...

Stuart McPhee
The Week Ahead In Asia: Volatile Market
By Stuart McPhee - Jun 10, 2013

The week ahead in Asia will see a raft of central bank meetings, starting off with Japan and followed by Malaysia, New Zealand, South Korea, Indonesia and the Philippines.The Bank of Japan kicks off a...

Mingze Wu
China Exports Figures Fall After Fraud Checks
By Mingze Wu - Jun 10, 2013

China’s trade, inflation and lending data for May all trailed estimates, signaling weaker global and domestic demand that will test the nation’s leaders’ resolve to forgo short-term stimulus for ...

Eric Falkenstein
Low Vol Strategies Crushed In May
By Eric Falkenstein - Jun 10, 2013

Low volatility had a bad month in May, and there has been a slew of commentary on this - see Abnormal Returns for a bunch of links. Deutsche Bank's 'The Quant View' by Rochester Cahan summarized the ...