All posts tagged "leverage"

  • Carl Icahn interview
    Carl Icahn Worried About Yellen’s Excessive Money Printing

    Carl Icahn, speaking to CNBC's Scott Wapner, said he was concerned about excessive leverage and derivatives "in this cycle that we're in."

    • Posted July 17, 2014
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  • Should Leverage (Margin) Be Used to Take Advantage of the Equity Risk Premium?

    Abnormal Returns looks at this issue from the point of view of various financial bloggers including David Merkel at Aleph Blog and Tyler Cowen at Marginal Revolution. The answer is that it depends if equities continue to...

    • Posted May 6, 2010
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  • Doug Kass Downplays Recent Fears

    Doug Kass recently provided his opinion regarding the economic recovery to this point: I have expressed my doubts that the domestic economy began a normal cyclical expansion in the spring of 2009 that is capable of matching...

    • Posted February 7, 2010
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  • Speculation as to When Earnings Will Recover

    There has been quite a bit written about how bad earnings have been and how estimates have been slashed. Henry Blodgett writes about the view held by John Mauldin and others that an earnings recovery reaching the...

    • Posted April 15, 2009
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  • Marc Faber Believes $700 Billion is Not Enough

    Marc Faber does not think a $700 billion bailout (rescue according to Bush) will be sufficient to prevent the economy from imploding. Faber believes that $5 trillion will be required because of the over-leveraged economy. He cites...

    • Posted September 27, 2008
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  • Wisdom from "The Age"

    The following is excerpted from a recent article in the Australian publication “The Age” written by Marcus Padley. I found it to be sensible and it would be nice if a U. S. publication could write with...

    • Posted August 4, 2007
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  • Smart Use of Margin Enhances Returns

    Originally published on: September 6, 1996 A week ago the market had some unsettling activity after a revised GDP growth report showed the economy to be stronger than originally reported. Of course, this news caused the bond...

    • Posted May 9, 2006
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