Coming up: five lean but volatile years: James Saft

July 24, 2014

July 24 (Reuters) – Even adjusting for extraordinarily low
interest rates, global equities are expensive and finding
double-digit annual real returns over the next five years is
going to be tough.

Saft On Wealth: New money fund rules keep illusions alive

July 24, 2014

By James Saft

(Reuters) – New money market fund reforms are half measures which will fail to end investors’ illusion that there is such a thing as a safe asset.

New money fund rules keep illusions alive

July 23, 2014

July 23 (Reuters) – New money market fund reforms are half
measures which will fail to end investors’ illusion that there
is such a thing as a safe asset.

Russia worries in a low-volatility world

July 22, 2014

By James Saft

(Reuters) – Rising tensions between Russia and the West are doing what central bankers can’t or won’t: scare investors.

Russia worries in a low-volatility world: James Saft

July 22, 2014

July 22 (Reuters) – Rising tensions between Russia and the
West are doing what central bankers can’t or won’t: scare
investors.

Slow house price gains to crimp start-ups: James Saft

July 18, 2014

By James Saft

(Reuters) – The outlook for house prices is dimming, and one unexpected casualty may be new jobs at start-ups.

Who’s afraid of Janet Yellen?

July 16, 2014

July 16 (Reuters) – Markets aren’t afraid of Janet Yellen,
but you might want to be.

Banco Espirito Santo and bail-ins: James Saft

July 15, 2014

By James Saft

(Reuters) – Banco Espirito Santo’s woes may not reignite the euro crisis but could give useful information about who will pay the inevitable costs.

Column: Crumbs today, jam tomorrow?

July 9, 2014

By James Saft

(Reuters) – Creating needs among consumers is both the basis of our economy and a really risky investment strategy.

Crumbs today, jam tomorrow?

July 9, 2014

July 9 (Reuters) – Creating needs among consumers is both
the basis of our economy and a really risky investment strategy.