Market Overview

Eric Mancini

Benzinga Contributor

September 14, 2020 1:22 PM
The next decade is very likely to be disappointing for a traditional 60/40 portfolio—in particular the “40” component. Almost all ty ...
June 26, 2020 12:29 PM
Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) are two of the most well-known companies in the world. They are among the mos ...
June 01, 2020 7:04 AM
Many casual observers and professionals alike have been confounded by the incredible stock market rally over the past couple of months. As this articl ...
February 12, 2018 11:51 AM
Over the past year I have spent more and more time diving into the world of crypto assets from a technological and investment point of view. Of course ...
June 09, 2017 4:15 PM
TripAdvisor (NASDAQ: TRIP) is the world's largest travel company in terms of average monthly users, members, reviews and opinions, and arguably in ...
May 13, 2015 4:40 PM
Currently the US stock market seems expensive and most quality/defensive companies are selling for between 18 and 23 times free cash flow/earnings. In ...
May 07, 2015 12:36 PM
Over the last 2 to 3 years the percentage of our client portfolios invested in true ‘alternative investments' has increased from 0 to around 20 to 2 ...
March 24, 2015 12:20 PM
"Roth Hopping," a relatively new and rarely employed strategy, is one that can be of great value to investors with both a Roth IRA and tax ...
March 10, 2015 4:55 PM
Many investors at some point in their lives face the decision of whether to take a lump sum payment or take a stream of income payments. This deci ...
December 01, 2014 5:09 PM
Bonds have had a very good 2014 as the 10 year treasury yield decreased from 3.0 percent on January 1 to a current yield of around 2.35 percent. M ...
September 26, 2014 11:06 AM
An incredible amount of attention has been lavished upon Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA) as the company became public in one of the most hype ...
September 05, 2014 11:51 AM
Many investors and professional money managers over the past ten to fifteen years have allocated a significant amount of funds into the ‘commodity' ...
August 27, 2014 10:10 AM
After hearing comments from Chairwoman Yellen last week in Jackson Hole, pundits generally agree sentiment is growing for a ‘sooner than later' Fed ...
August 19, 2014 10:32 AM
Longer-term municipal bonds with maturities of around 15 years to 25 years looked very attractive at the beginning of the year as they yielded the s ...