Where are equity investors moving their money and why?
There are plenty of risks worrying equity investors. From ongoing geopolitical instability that could affect global supply chains of key materials and goods to uncertainty over the direction of major central banks' monetary policy. Within this chaos though there are also bright spots. This collection represents some of the latest and best research on global stock markets to help investors navigate the current market environment.
These stocks might not be on every investor's radar, largely due to their low market capitalizations. However, they can present great opportunities.
Talk of Goldilocks has taken hold in the markets, and with it the risk-taking allure of not-too-hot and not-too-cold investing conditions. But is this the right attitude?
Since stock returns themselves are highly volatile, any examination of what drives correlations needs to focus on long runs of data.
U.S. profits contracted for the second consecutive quarter while earnings growth slowed but stayed positive in Europe and Japan.
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The S&P500 looks very expensive at first sight, given the recent rally. However, just how expensive are U.S. equities?
Value, profitability, and quality are factors that meet all of the criteria for an investor looking for solid risk-adjusted returns in this market.
To help diversify risk and add incremental income, market participants might look for non-traditional sources of income generation such as a covered call strategy.
The strong performance of the relative ranking forecasts is most easily understood by noting their similarity with within-analyst demeaned forecasts.
The central argument of this paper, backed by substantial data, is that the equity risk premium is central to investing.
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