Dalio Sees Significant QE Before Significant Rate Hike

Hedge fund guru Ray Dalio says he expects the Federal Reserve to make a significant quantitative easing move before it makes a significant interest rate hike.

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Industry Rankings: Banks and Miners Offering Value

Every day, Validea uses John Reese’s Guru Strategy investing models to rank dozens of industries using a myriad of financial and fundamental data. The rankings include a value index, a growth index, and an overall index that takes both growth and value factors into account. Here’s a look at some of the current top-rated industries using the value index.

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Nygren: Relax, and Rebalance

Much of the speculation about the reason for the market’s recent plunge has been that investors are downright scared about China’s slowing growth. But top mutual fund manager Bill Nygren says the sort of correction we’ve seen recently is simply a part of life when you are investing in stocks. And from a long-term investing perspective, he does not think China’s slowdown will have as big an impact as many believe.
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Doll Weighs In On Rate Hikes, And Whether We’ve Bottomed

After a few rough days, has the stock market bottomed? Bob Doll seems to be leaning towards “yes”.

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The Search For The Silver Value Metric Bullet

Is there a single, silver bullet valuation metric that you can use to accurately evaluate any stock in the market? An interesting recent piece from Barron’s looks at a couple of attempts to develop one.

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Guru Strategy Ratings: BRK.A, GILD, COF All on the Move

Each week, we take a look at which stocks John P. Reese’s Validea.com Guru Strategy computer models have newfound interest in, and which they have soured on. Here’s a look at some of the stocks John’s strategies have upgraded or downgraded today.

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Doubleline’s Baha: Don’t Think Short Duration Bonds Are A Rate-Hike Panacea

Conventional wisdom seems to be that the best way to deal with looming interest rate hikes is by buying only short duration bonds, or dumping bonds altogether. But in a recent Forbes column, DoubleLine’s Bonnie Baha takes aim at those notions.

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