Tag: economy

Update on Global Stock Forecast

In recent years, Bill has been bullish on foreign stocks over U.S. stocks. But with U.S. stocks beating international stocks on a year-to-date basis, does Bill’s forecast change?

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The Economy in 10 Charts

Recently, Bill has been outspoken in defending the strength of the overall economy. This month, Bill breaks down his analysis of the economy through 10 charts from the Federal Reserve.

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Is the Unemployment Rate Falsely Understated?

The unemployment rate is particularly low right now. A typical objection to the unemployment rate is that it is understated. This month, Bill dives in to the details of the calculation of the unemployment rate to determine if it is accurate and reliable.

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What’s in Store for Real Estate and REITs?

Interest rates are on their way up. This month, Bill explains what this means for Real Estate as an investment going forward.

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What’s going on with the market?!?

Early February has erased the gains in the market that we saw in January. This month, Bill attempts to ease your concern by offering perspective on the markets, reminding you of the role of the news, and providing you an explanation for recent volatility.

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Can high markets go higher?

2017 was a great year for growth asset classes. This month, Bill discusses how long this may continue and addresses a common misconception regarding valuations’ impact on short-term market growth.

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Where Have We Been? Where Are We Going?

Asset classes perform differently from year to year. This month, Bill looks back at each asset class’s performance over the past 13 years and provides insight as to what it may mean for the market going forward.

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Energy MLPs – A Better Way to Own Oil

The case can be made that Commodities are a must own asset class.  But sometimes it’s easier than others.  It’s been tough to stay invested in Commodities of late because prices have been falling, not rising.  That’s no more evident anywhere than with Oil.  But there are smart ways to own Oil, and less smart

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Prepare for the Bear Market!

A Bear Market is coming.  We can all agree on that.  What we don’t know is when.  That’s why now is the perfect time to think about it.  This month, Bill talks about the three things you need to think about before the Bear arrives.

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Big Changes Coming…

This month, in the place if the ‘Market Message’, we give you a preview about the content we’ll be creating going forward.

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