- Where the Fed is likely to go from here. Spoiler alert: Quantitative easing gets trimmed even further as the Fed tries to quietly but decisively take the training wheels off the U.S. economy. When attempts at clarity leads to more confusion
- Sanctioned Russian banks lose Visa and MasterCard services in the latest effort to influence Putin's actions in Ukraine. Your business is important to us, please hold
- Sanctions against Russia continue to mount. So far, Putin gets a pass. Russian deputy premier is added to the list
- Bond ladders might be safe, clean and relatively easy, but to really navigate a rising-rate cycle the barbell approach adds real muscle. Bracing for higher interest rates
- It is high time we started checking the math on alternative-investment performance claims. Beating the market by 10 percentage points, give or take a few percentage points
- The momentum-stock nosedive is real and measurable. FireEye Inc. (FEYE) falls 54% in two months
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Plus: Visa and MasterCard tighten screws on Russian banks as the list of sanctions grows, bond ladders get snubbed by a fan of bond barbells, checking the math on alternative-investment performance, and the momentum-stock nosedive is real
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