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2019

The Power of Zeros

Markets | May 30, 2019

It has been 10 years since stock markets bottomed in 2008-09 following the financial turmoil caused by excessive leverage. Since then, many central banks globally have reduced interest rates to…

Sound Bites with Alfred Lam – Part II

Markets, Webcasts | May 14, 2019

You asked your questions, and Alfred answered!  Over the course of the last four weeks, we’ve compiled a number of common “what’s going on the world” questions that come out…

Seizing Opportunities

Markets | Apr 30, 2019

Over the first quarter of 2019, global economies continued to slow, Brexit and U.S.-China trade remained uncertain, but the key theme was the pivot in U.S. Federal Reserve policy. Expectations…

The Fed is the new macro

Markets | Apr 1, 2019

Stock markets have rallied significantly and consistently since 2009 when central banks cut interest rates to zero and increased the money supply through quantitative easing (QE) programs. Ten years later,…