Archive of Financial Articles
These pages are an archive of Financial Article posts from Hansen & Associates Financial Group, Inc. The Financial Articles bring you introductions to a variety of highly focused subjects along with sources and citations that make it easy for you to explore the subject further.
Underperforming Value Stocks
Julie Segal compares the Contrarian Investor or market manager with those who view value stocks management as more of a cyclical dance? She takes Andrew Dyson’s (CEO of quant manager QMA) questions about cycles and does a deeper dive into historical behavior and where...
Could the Stock Market Crash of 1929 Repeat Itself?
Simon Black reviews three insights into the 1929 crash in his piece, Three things you didn’t know about the crash of 1929. Is the stock market really worth it? Can the feds print enough money monthly to keep it afloat? Take a deeper dive into Simon’s thoughts...
Judging the Global Economy By Swiss Watch Time
Tyler Durden of ZeroHedge examines an unusual set of data points for economic comparison — high end Swiss Watch exports — and finds an interesting correlation to the health of the global economy: Year-to-date data is a mirror of other economic indicators: the US is...
What’s Driving the Feds Ramping Up More Liquidity Injections?
In his Opinion piece for Market Watch, Sven Henrich goes in search of the answer to several questions, beginning with, "What stable financial system requires over $100 billion in overnight liquidity injections? The Fed did not see the need for these actions coming."...
Stock BuyBacks Slow As Market Reflects Possible Recession
According to Matt Philip's piece in the Times (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/24/business/ceo-confidence-buyback-drop.html), the last time CEO's confidence was this low was during the 2009 recession when the country was still shedding 800,000 jobs a month. CFO's...
Insider Trading; Do The Dots Connect?
Does William Cohan make the case for insider trading in Vanity Fair? Some think not. You decide.
Why Earnings For Some Are Better (or Worse) than Expected
Netflix, Domino’s and Nike as three companies whose earnings are worse than anticipated.
Is China Gaining the Upper Hand in Trade War?
“Why is this deal a win for China? Because it’s the “limited” deal Beijing wanted all along.”
Tracking Possible Recession Via Home Prices
Are we on track for a 2020 recession? According to Benn Steil, director of international economics at the Council on Foreign Relations, all indications are in the affirmative. “When income fails to keep pace with home prices, the latter must fall back,” the post said....
Lagging Consumer Confidence Slows Economy
More than ongoing uncertainty over trade wars with China, or even increased talk of impeachment, a downturn in consumer confidence may be the factor that is challenging economic growth.