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Bond investors underperformed despite a bull market. Now what?

Bond investors underperformed despite a bull market. Now what? Read our latest insight to learn why we believe we are at the start of a pro-inflation paradigm shift, which will challenge traditional buy-and-hold fixed-income investing.

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Duration management for the next 40 years

Read Michael Contopoulos' latest report to learn why RBA thinks the 60/40 portfolio might not be as dead as many believe - it just looks different - and what that difference looks like.

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The biggest risk to portfolios today

Diversification is a function of concentration and correlations. The big risk for today’s markets is that both are high, resulting in very little diversification in most portfolios.

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The start of a new investment paradigm

The global financial markets may be in the early stages of another paradigm shift, which seems likely to emphasize "pro-inflation" assets. Most investors probably consider it inconceivable the financial markets could change so dramatically.

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These are not the recession signals you're looking for

Michael Contopoulos examines the 2s10s yield curve movement leading up to the past 6 times the US economy slipped into a recession.

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Has the bubble already deflated?

With the sell-off in bubble assets beginning to broaden out and accelerate this year, many pundits are suggesting the bubble has already deflated.

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Could old-fashioned Energy be the next growth sector?

I’ve always thought the number one rule of investing was return on investment is highest when capital is scarce.

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2022: Back to the future

In our year ahead outlook report, we highlight our views on the best investment opportunities for 2022, given our analysis of an economic transition during the coming year.

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2022: Navigating a potential slew of policy errors

Will the Fed make a policy error? The probability of several policy errors seems high and portfolios will have to be nimbler than the Fed.

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Literally, a world of opportunity

In this report, we outline the opportunities available outside of today's bubbles and analyze the fundamentals that support our views.

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Anatomy of a Bubble

In this report, we investigate what’s causing such widespread bubbles, their potential effects on the overall economy, and the interesting investment opportunities resulting from the bubble’s misallocation of capital.

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Boomer knows best

Renowned investor Charlie Munger recently suggested today’s speculative market was luring inexperienced individual investors into short-term trading that would ultimately harm their wealth.

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The kind of SPAC you should own

SPAC mania is taking over Wall Street but Dan Suzuki suggests investors consider a new type of “SPAC” in his latest report.

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Bond investors underperformed despite a bull market. Now what?

Bond investors underperformed despite a bull market. Now what? Read our latest insight to learn why we believe we are at the start of a pro-inflation paradigm shift, which will challenge traditional buy-and-hold fixed-income investing.

RBA | May 11, 2022

Fixed Income Insight

Duration management for the next 40 years

Read Michael Contopoulos' latest report to learn why RBA thinks the 60/40 portfolio might not be as dead as many believe - it just looks different - and what that difference looks like.

RBA | Apr 20, 2022

Quick Insight

The biggest risk to portfolios today

Diversification is a function of concentration and correlations. The big risk for today’s markets is that both are high, resulting in very little diversification in most portfolios.

RBA | Apr 13, 2022

Monthly Insight

The start of a new investment paradigm

The global financial markets may be in the early stages of another paradigm shift, which seems likely to emphasize "pro-inflation" assets. Most investors probably consider it inconceivable the financial markets could change so dramatically.

RBA | Mar 31, 2022

Fixed Income Insight

These are not the recession signals you're looking for

Michael Contopoulos examines the 2s10s yield curve movement leading up to the past 6 times the US economy slipped into a recession.

RBA | Mar 24, 2022

Quick Insight

Has the bubble already deflated?

With the sell-off in bubble assets beginning to broaden out and accelerate this year, many pundits are suggesting the bubble has already deflated.

RBA | Mar 02, 2022

Monthly Insight

Could old-fashioned Energy be the next growth sector?

I’ve always thought the number one rule of investing was return on investment is highest when capital is scarce.

RBA | Feb 24, 2022

Fixed Income Insight

The Fed's "put" is not what you think it is

We think investors need to understand the facts and intentions of the Federal Reserve before accepting a saying just because it rolls smoothly off the tongue.

RBA | Feb 14, 2022

Monthly Insight

Aha! Interest rates do matter.

In this report, we explain the concept of equity duration and analyze how interest rates, earnings, and the relationship between the two can impact equities.

RBA | Jan 27, 2022