As the U.S. Federal Reserve prepares to embark on another round of special asset purchases, investors looking to the past may see opportunity. The Fed’s first two rounds of quantitative easing helped kick start rallies in global asset classes including stock markets and commodities. Since March 2009 the central bank has purchased approximately a net [...]
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The global economy continues to be trapped in a sense of ‘permafrost’ – subpar, yet positive, growth – even as policy makers are taking more decisive action to ease the feeling of ‘permarisk’ that is characterized by a fear of tail risks, or a state of longstanding heightened risk in which investors fear something very wrong may be about to happen. This reduction [...]
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