The Corporate Maginot Line

Written by Michael Lebowitz | May, 22, 2019

Since the post-financial crisis era began more than a decade ago, record low-interest rates and the Fed’s acquisition of $4 trillion of the highest quality fixed-income assets has led investors…

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In The Fed We Trust – Part 1

Written by Michael Lebowitz | May, 15, 2019

This article is the first part of a two-part article. Due to its length and importance, we split it to help readers’ better digest the information. The purpose of the…

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Inflation: The Fed’s False Flag

Written by Michael Lebowitz | May, 8, 2019

“Don’t piss down my back and tell me it’s raining” –Clint Eastwood/The Outlaw Josey Wales On April 30, 2019, one day before the Federal Reserve’s FOMC policy-setting meeting, the Wall…

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Sunken Treasures

Written by Jamie Catherwood | Apr, 26, 2019

X Marks the Spot “First come the innovators, who see opportunities that others don’t. Then come the imitators, who copy what the innovators have done. And then come the idiots,…

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A Fly in the Ointment

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Apr, 24, 2019

Many financial assets, especially those that are the riskiest, are priced well above their respective fundamental values. A thank you primarily belongs to unprecedented monetary policy conducted on a domestic…

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The Fed’s Body Count

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Apr, 10, 2019

“The problem with the war (Vietnam), as it often is, are the metrics. It is a situation where if you can’t count what’s important, you make what you can count…

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The Road To ETFs

Written by Jamie Catherwood | Apr, 10, 2019

Jamie Catherwood is a Client Portfolio Associate at O’Shaughnessy Asset Management. Known as the ‘Finance History Guy’ on Twitter, Jamie posts articles and content on the history of financial markets….

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