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Should Investors Fear the “New Normal”?

In this video, Kenneth French explains why lower economic growth may not hinder future stock returns. In fact, history shows that average returns tend to be higher during periods of economic difficulty. The information about a current recession is factored into stock prices, and investors may require a higher expected return to induce them to […]

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60 Minutes – High Frequency Trading – Man vs. Machine

60 Minutes reviews a relatively new development in financial markets – High Frequency Trading (HFT )issues important to Hutchison Whitehead regarding HFT: Does HFT lead to better price discovery in financial markets? Does HFT actually provide more liquidity to markets (especially in times of distress)? Is HFT investing in any way or just a form […]

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