Liquidity, now discounted, to show its value

January 7, 2015

By James Saft

(Reuters) – You don’t miss liquidity until the markets turn bad, or so investors may find out in 2015.

Euro grips the edge of the diving board: James Saft

January 6, 2015

Jan 6 (Reuters) – With Greece in the ejection seat and the
European Central Bank facing a no-win decision on bond buying,
the euro’s fall is far from over.

Drink, don’t hold, fine wine

December 31, 2014

Dec 31 (Reuters) – If you have a bottle of fine wine you are
holding as an investment, you probably ought to open it tonight.

U.S. assets enter 2015 strong; volatility may ensue

December 30, 2014

Dec 30 (Reuters) – Strong growth, cheap energy and some
forced generosity from the Federal Reserve due to falling
inflation all imply a strong first half of 2015 for U.S.
financial markets.

Wherever you go, there you are

December 18, 2014

Dec 18 (Reuters) – Here is the thing about investing:
wherever you go, there you are.

Fed playing patience as inflation lags: James Saft

December 17, 2014

Dec 17 (Reuters) – Call it patience or any of the rest of
the seven virtues if you like, but the truth is that the Fed
can’t raise interest rates because inflation won’t play along.

After election, Abenomics to fail fair test: James Saft

December 16, 2014

By James Saft

(Reuters) – The salient fact in the Japan election wasn’t the big victory for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe or the record low voter turnout, but that it is all happening in a country with fewer and fewer people.

‘Grexit’ threat could complicate ECB quantitative easing: James Saft

December 12, 2014

By James Saft

(Reuters) – The return of the idea of a Greek euro exit, as boogeyman or genuine threat, comes at a particularly difficult time, dangerously complicating the already fraught advent of full-scale QE in the euro zone.

‘Grexit’ threat could complicate ECB QE: James Saft

December 11, 2014

Dec 11 (Reuters) – The return of the idea of a Greek euro
exit, as boogeyman or genuine threat, comes at a particularly
difficult time, dangerously complicating the already fraught
advent of full-scale QE in the euro zone.

Expensive, one-size-fits-all advice

December 10, 2014

Dec 10 (Reuters) – Financial advisors do not appear to be
carrying their weight.