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Bridgewater: What Are Ray Dalio’s Top Investing Ideas?
Founded by Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates’ top sell in the third quarter was the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM).
Why Ray Dalio Thinks ‘The World Has Gone Mad’
On November 5, Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio wrote that he thinks “the system of making capitalism work well for most people is broken.”
Can Dalio’s Bridgewater Repeat Its Outperformance in 2019?
Bridgewater Associates, the largest hedge fund in the world, had 303 positions at the end of the first quarter.
How Ray Dalio Beat the Market and Peers in 2018
What is it exactly that helped Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates beat the market and peers in 2018?
How Investors Could Position for the Next Downturn
While talking to CNBC in September, Ray Dalio said that investors should get “more defensive” in the stock market, and warned that stocks’ upside looks limited.
What US Investors Need to Know about Emerging Market Risks
According to the Institute of International Finance, the portfolio flows into emerging markets (EEM) slowed to $2.2 billion in August from $13.7 billion in July.
Why Howard Marks Loves Emerging Markets
In the previous part of this series, we discussed Howard Marks’ latest views on FANG stocks and saw that he is concerned about high-growth technology stocks and the risk to the equity market (SPY).
Why Commodities Have Outperformed Other Assets in 2018
With global rates normalizing, geopolitics still posing major risks, and with one of the longest bull runs in U.S. stocks apparently stalling, 2018 might be a year of paradigm shift.
Goldman Sachs: Investors, Emerging Market Debt, and Equities
As of April 23, the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) has risen 17.2% in the past year.
Emerging Markets Offer Attractive Opportunities
Over the past decade, EM (emerging market) debt has delivered stellar returns compared to other fixed income categories, except high yields.
What February PMI Reports Say about Emerging Markets
In this series, we’ll analyze manufacturing and service activity in China, Brazil, India, Russia, Mexico, and Indonesia in February 2018.
Emerging Markets’ Manufacturing Activity in January 2018
In this series, we’ll analyze India’s, China’s, Brazil’s, Russia’s, Indonesia’s, and Mexico’s manufacturing and service activity in January 2018.
What Were Bridgewater Associates’ Largest Holdings in 4Q17?
According to its institutional ownership report, Bridgewater Associates was the third largest investor in VWO with 68.9 million shares in 4Q17.
Will Tax Reform Add to US Debt Concerns?
The main factor that caps economic growth and inflation for a country is the amount of debt the country carries. Debt, if used in the right way, can boost economic growth—but it can also damage the economy.
A Look at Bridgewater Associates’ Largest Holdings in 3Q17
In 3Q17, the largest holdings of Bridgewater Associates were the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (VWO), the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM), the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY), the iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (IEMG), and the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD).
Which Global Markets Stood Out in 2017?
The three major indexes that track global markets showed growth in 2017. As of December 25, 2017, the MSCI ACWI Index (ACWI) had risen 21.2% year-to-date (or YTD).
Analyzing Indonesia’s Manufacturing Activity in November 2017
Indonesia’s manufacturing activity in November According to a report by Markit Economics, Indonesia’s (IDX) (ASEA) manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) rose to 50.4 in November from 50.1 in October 2017, marking the fourth consecutive month of expansion. In November, Indonesia’s manufacturing PMI was driven by the following: production output and volume rose, marking a second consecutive month of expansion in […]
Tax Reform Bill: An Open Letter from 137 Economists
A few days before the US Senate approved its own version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, 137 economists signed an open letter supporting the proposed bill.
Why Emerging Markets Are Rallying
There are a lot of reasons behind the sharp rally in EMs (SCHE). The prominent reason is that the GDP growth in many of these nations has improved in the last few quarters partially on the back of the rise in commodity prices like copper and oil.
Why It’s Imperative to Look for Yield Alternatives
In September, the Federal Reserve announced it will trim its $4.5 trillion balance sheet.