In effort to curb weaker growth, inflation prospects abroad and reign in appreciation of the Swiss franc, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) has imposed higher interest rate to financial institutions under the negative interest rate policy. Officials led by SNB President Thomas Jordan responded, saying the low-rate environment around the world has “become more entrenched … Continue reading Negative Interest Rates Threatens to Affect All EU Clients
2019: Are we facing a recession or economic slowdown?
According to the ABC News/Washington Post Poll (https://www.langerresearch.com/wp-content/uploads/1207a3-Trump-and-the-Economy.pdf) on Trump and the Economy published on 10 September 2019, six out of ten Americans are expecting a recession in 2020. Afterall, the ongoing US-China trade war have posed great uncertainty to businesses and weighting down on global economy. However, the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) … Continue reading 2019: Are we facing a recession or economic slowdown?
Are you Wealthy or just Lucky?
In Investment Management, Luck is by far one of the most important factors. It is second only to the withdrawal rate for influencing the portfolio life. In the investment community, we generally ignore it. Many advisors feel uncomfortable conceding that the success of an investment plan has more to do with luck than their talent … Continue reading Are you Wealthy or just Lucky?