Category archives: Bonds

Will Technological Advances Keep Inflation Low?

Last update on Aug. 7, 2017.

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At the beginning of every month, I brief members on how MoneyGeek's Regular portfolios have performed and comment on the state of the financial markets. In this update, I’ll also discuss how technological progress tends to suppress inflation, and how that could influence our investment decisions.

 

July Performance of Regular Portfolios

The performance of MoneyGeek's Regular portfolios for the month of July 2017 were as follows:

 

Last Month

Last 12 Months

Since Apr 2013

Slightly Aggressive

-0.4%

+13.6%

+76.7%

Balanced

-0.4%

+11.9%

+63 ...

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Explanation of The Convertible Bond Strategy Premium Only

Last update on Sept. 19, 2016.

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On the third Monday of each month, I’ll comment on the performance of the premium portfolios and provide some additional analysis related to individual stocks. In this article, I will explain how many sophisticated investors use convertible debentures to protect against risk.

 

Premium Portfolio News

The performance of MoneyGeek's premium portfolios for the month of August 2016 were as follows:

 

Aug 2016

Last 12 Months

Since Apr 2013

Moderately Aggressive

+1.7%

+16.4%

+40.3%

Very Aggressive

+0.6%

+11.2%

+14.1%

Extremely Aggressive

-1.0 ...

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When Will Negative Interest Rates End?

Last update on Aug. 1, 2016.

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At the beginning of every month, I brief members on how MoneyGeek's regular portfolios have performed and comment on the state of the financial markets. In this update, I’ll explain why negative interest rates persist, and what I believe will trigger their end.

 

Performance of Regular Portfolios

The performance of MoneyGeek's regular portfolios for the month of July 2016 were as follows:

 

Last Month

Last 12 Months

Since Apr 2013

Slightly Aggressive

+4.7%

+2.9%

+55.6%

Balanced

+4.3%

+3.1%

+46.5%

Slightly Conservative

+3 ...

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