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29 Jul 2016

The Peril of Company Stock

Like most 22-year olds, I didn’t know how to invest my 401k when I started making contributions.  I asked some of the people that I worked with and they told me to put 100 percent in the company stock, Mark Twain Bancshares (ticker: MTWN at the time, but long gone!). Thanks to the magic of my Bloomberg terminal, I can see why they said to buy the stock: in the… Read More

28 Jul 2016

Fed Seems Hawkish to Media, Not Markets

As expected, the FOMC left rates steady following its July meeting, noting that the labor market had strengthened since June and that economic activity had been expanding at a moderate rate. Ryan Craft noted that the media is talking as if the Fed was quite hawkish, but the markets didn’t behave that way.  He noted that yields were falling sharply, stocks were largely unchanged after the news and that fed… Read More

21 Jul 2016

Modest Results for Public Pensions

As you probably already know, I’m always interested in the goings-ons at large institutional investors.   This week yielded two interesting stories, one from each of the two largest California public pensions, Calpers and Calsters (the public employees and the teachers).   Calpers, the larger of the two, manages $295 billion and lost -0.6 percent during their calendar year, which ends on June 30.   Broadly speaking, the portfolio is… Read More