Market Overview

Eric Mancini

Benzinga Contributor

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 ...
August 15, 2014 9:49 AM
Investment grade Chinese bonds are a relatively new subset of the investment grade asset class. ETFs offer a way to gain easy access. Before anyon ...
June 19, 2014 2:46 PM
The future of the Fed Funds rate is now one of the most important, if not the most important factor in accessing financial asset values as we enter th ...
June 04, 2014 1:26 PM
Over the past five years (since June 2009), the US economy has outperformed the superior emerging markets by 70 percent in terms of stock market per ...