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Powell Prescribes More Economic Pain: Three Financial History Lessons Support His Diagnosis

“The first lesson is that central banks can and should take responsibility for delivering low and stable inflation,”

Economic Value of Equity (EVE): Protection from Rising Interest Rates

Economic value of equity (EVE) can help determine how well a company can weather interest rate hikes.

Book Review: The Price of Time

Almost unique among serious finance books, Edward Chancellor’s The Price of Time serves well as bedtime reading.

Why Invest in Stocks?

Equities are not necessarily more risky than such "safe" assets as US Treasuries. 

Hedging the Interest Rate Hiking Cycle

Amid rampant inflation and rising interest rates, how can we protect ourselves from interest rate volatility, from anticipated and unanticipated hikes?

Higher Interest Rates: Some Hedge Fund Strategies May Benefit

Rising interest rates will provide a tailwind to three hedge fund strategies, in particular.

Inflation Trends: What’s the Outlook?

Is inflation broadly distributed or confined to select categories?

Top 10 Posts from 2021: The Buffett Indicator, GameStop, Inflation!

What articles most resonated with readers in 2021? Aswath Damodaran on the COVID crucible, career tips from Eric Sim, CFA, and more.

Inflation: What If It Doesn’t?

Joachim Klement, CFA, expects inflation to fall. But that doesn't stop him from asking, What if I'm wrong?