Monday Hot Reads: ESG’s Failed US Invasion

January 29, 2018

Compiled by Staff


ESG's Failed US Invasion (Institutional Investor)
Sustainable investing de rigueur in Europe. Why not in the U.S.?


Low Volatility Has Encouraged Risk Taking (Economist)
These speculative positions are vulnerable to a shock, which can turn into a fully fledged crisis.


This Week’s Fed Meeting May Not Be A Sleeper (Bloomberg)
Goldman Sachs expects slightly hawkish upgrade of language at the Fed meeting this week.


Primer On AI For Financial Advisors (Wealth Management)
Former wealth management CTO breaks down AI, explains how advisors can use it now and what to expect in the future.


Rule Of Law Comes To ETFs (Barron’s)
With new SEC chairman, likelihood of an "ETF rule" draws nearer.


What Factors To Own In Today's Market (WisdomTree)
Timing’s a mug's game, but less so if you think in terms of market cycle.


Which Weed ETF Risks To Worry About (Motley Fool)
Risks outlined in the prospectus for ‘MJX.’


Don't Fear New Highs (Wealth Of Common Sense)
Markets being at all-time highs doesn’t necessarily mean crash is imminent.


Greater Clarity On Markets Demands Tactical Approach (BlackRock)
Thanks to the U.S. tax cut and an evolving monetary policy backdrop, market outlook is clearer, but it demands investors be flexible in their allocation decisions.  


Still No Resolution For China's Debt Problem (Stratfor)
Chinese authorities had some success in managing the country’s mounting debt in 2017, but may have to temper their expectations in 2018.


Homebuilders ETF Poised To Hit All-Time High (Investing)
XHB’ is about to face its peak set just before the 2007/08 financial crisis struck, and momentum is on its back.

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