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TWO months ago, when people were still referring to Covid-19 as "the China virus", global markets seemed ambivalent about the depth and duration of any economic slump that lay ahead. The initial...

EDITORIAL

INVESTORS have long wondered how much longer the extended bull market in the United States would last.

MARK TO MARKET

AFTER hearing about all the money that some of my friends have made recently from trading shares in Tesla, I decided to listen to the company's Q42019 earnings call to see what all the fuss was...

[NEW YORK] Wall Street's major stock indexes slipped from record highs on Monday as investors booked profits from gains made this month after the United States and China reached a trade deal.

[SAN FRANCISCO] Robust earnings from Alphabet and Starbucks pushed the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes to record highs on Friday, with support from data showing US economic growth slowed less than...

[NEW YORK] The benchmark S&P 500 breached the 3,000 points mark for the first time on Wednesday, as hopes of an interest rate cut later this month were lifted by Federal Reserve chief Jerome...

VALUE INSIGHT

IN his first book Security Analysis published in 1934, Benjamin Graham proposed a clear definition of investment that was distinguished from what he deemed speculation. It read: "An investment...

THE question of whether to shift allocation from equity to bonds is one that invariably comes up as often as the S&P500 achieves a new high.

THREE years after it first started raising interest rates in this cycle the Fed has increased rates for the ninth time, raising the Fed funds rate another 0.25 per cent to a target range of 2.25-2...

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HUMAN beings differ from most other animals on this planet in that we are able to defer gratification and imagine a future. That's one of the factors that made us so successful as a species...