Estate Planning

Will the IPO bonanza last?

by Chad Hassinger on Dec 17, 2020

Finance, Lifestyle, Estate Planning

Will the IPO bonanza last?

For over a decade many people in finance have worried about the decline of the public company. Big firms were shrinking their capital bases by buying back shares. And fast-growing firms, including several hundred tech “unicorns”—startups worth over $1bn—chose to remain in private hands rather than bother with an initial public offering (ipo)...

The pandemic could give way to an era of rapid productivity growth

by Chad Hassinger on Dec 17, 2020

Finance, Lifestyle, Estate Planning

The pandemic could give way to an era of rapid productivity growth

THE PROSPECTS for a productivity resurgence may seem grim. After all, the past decade has featured plenty of technological fatalism: in 2013 Peter Thiel, a venture capitalist, mused of the technological advances of the moment that “we wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters”. Robert Gordon, of Northwestern University, has echoed this sentiment...

Emerging Markets: Why Now Is The Time To Send Your Dollars On Holiday

by Chad Hassinger on Dec 17, 2020

Finance, Lifestyle, Estate Planning

Emerging Markets: Why Now Is The Time To Send Your Dollars On Holiday

Congress looks set to spend another $900 billion in pandemic relief. There’s an investment play in that now and over the next year, at least. Right now, US stock markets are trading at extreme prices, and because of the out-performance of a very narrow band of tech superstars US markets are near the very top of global asset valuations...

This Is Why You Should Know About Market Rotation Right Now

by Chad Hassinger on Nov 23, 2020

Finance, Lifestyle, Estate Planning

This Is Why You Should Know About Market Rotation Right Now

Something odd happened last week. Something dramatic. Something that hasn’t happened in more than a decade and, arguably, not to this degree in nearly twenty years. It’s called “rotation.” It’s not a new thing, and it has certainly occurred in much narrower market segments...

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