Publication: James Saft - Reuters.com

First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

The low-vol anomaly, or doing well out of others’ mistakes

By James Saft Sept 18 (Reuters) – Sometimes in life you really can get more for less, but usually only when someone else is a) actingfoolishly, or b) taking advantage of a client. So it appears to be with the low-volatility anomaly, a persistent ... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 18 2014]
Entities: Stocks, Volatility, Risk, Index
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Fed dot chart illusions: James Saft

By James Saft Sept 17 (Reuters) – Like one of those old Op-Art posters beloved of hippies, staring too long into the Fed’s dot chart ofinterest rate expectations can make you see things which aren’tthere. The Fed’s monetary policy statement on Wednesday ... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

China hasn’t got investors’ backs: James Saft

By James Saft By James Saft (Reuters) – (James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own) In a world in which investors increasingly assume policy-makers have their backs, China may be about to demonstrate how it can work ... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Never confuse risk and volatility

By James Saft By James Saft (Reuters) – Of the many lazy and dangerous ways of thinking about investment these two rank near the top: that risk equates with volatility and that risk and rewards are a straight tradeoff. Both are overly simplistic ... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Scotland and de-globalization: James Saft

By James Saft Sept 9 (Reuters) – The prospect of Scottish independence is further evidence that the era of increasing globalization, withall its benefits to capital, is waning fast. Support for independence, an issue to be put to a vote among Scots ... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

ECB policy is carry-trade-tastic: James Saft

By James Saft Sept 4 (Reuters) – For all the uncertainty around the European Central Bank’s extraordinary monetary policy, one thingis for sure: it’ll be good for carry trades. If an asset has a higher yield than euro-denominated ones, and in today’s ... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Column: Demographics and the bond market conundrum

By James Saft By James Saft (Reuters) – As we get older we become curiously susceptible to arguments that it is not us who have changed, but the world. So it may be with the so-called bond market conundrum, in which the effect of our aging demographics ... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Russia tensions may help cut knot on euro zone policy: James Saft

By James Saft Aug 28 (Reuters) – New tensions in Ukraine, which has accused Russia of further incursions, may serve to light a fireunder efforts to bring looser monetary and fiscal policies tothe euro zone. While Russia has denied the allegations, ... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Serving clients, not beating markets

By James Saft Aug 27 (Reuters) – It may be that the future of wealth management lies not in beating the market but in helping theclient beat her true opponent: herself. The traditional offering of the investment management industry – putting people ... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Draghi calls for fiscal help, hears busy signal: James Saft

By James Saft Aug 26 (Reuters) – It may well be a big deal that Mario Draghi is now talking fiscal stimulus, but the unlikeliness ofthis happening only underscores that he’ll be forced to do morewith monetary policy. The European Central Bank president ... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Yellen as many-handed policy goddess: James Saft

By James Saft Aug 22 (Reuters) – Harry Truman once made a plea for a one-armed economist, being sick and tired of his advisors alwayssaying “on the one hand this, but on the other hand somethingelse”. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen in her speech ... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Saft On Wealth: New money fund rules keep illusions alive

By James Saft By James Saft (Reuters) – New money market fund reforms are half measures which will fail to end investors’ illusion that there is such a thing as a safe asset. The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday adopted new rules ... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Jul 24 2014]

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The low-vol anomaly, or doing well out of other... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 18 2014]
Fed dot chart illusions: James Saft [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 17 2014]
China hasn’t got investors’ backs: James Saft [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 16 2014]
China hasn’t got investors’ backs: James Saft [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 16 2014]
Never confuse risk and volatility [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 10 2014]
Scotland and de-globalization: James Saft [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 09 2014]
ECB policy is carry-trade-tastic: James Saft [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 04 2014]
Column: Demographics and the bond market conundrum [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 03 2014]
Demographics and the bond market conundrum [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 03 2014]
Russia tensions may help cut knot on euro zone ... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Aug 28 2014]
Serving clients, not beating markets [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Aug 27 2014]
Draghi calls for fiscal help, hears busy signal... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Aug 26 2014]
Yellen as many-handed policy goddess: James Saft [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Aug 22 2014]
Buffett hoards cash, individuals’ holdings hit ... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Aug 20 2014]
The problem with Jackson Hole: James Saft [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Aug 19 2014]
Equities face hurdles after buyback boom fizzle... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Aug 14 2014]
The better investors get, the less it avails them [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Aug 13 2014]
ECB has an Italy problem, and vice versa: James... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Aug 12 2014]
ECB calls in the consultants. Hurrah?: James Saft [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Aug 07 2014]
Mature tech companies make you want to GOSOBB [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Aug 06 2014]
Abenomics has two problems – consumers and comp... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Aug 05 2014]
Rising rates not always emerging markets poison [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Jul 31 2014]
Fed to widen Main St/Wall St gap: James Saft [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Jul 30 2014]
Trade may be flagging, global growth at risk: J... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Jul 29 2014]
Coming up: five lean but volatile years: James ... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Jul 24 2014]
Saft On Wealth: New money fund rules keep illus... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Jul 24 2014]
New money fund rules keep illusions alive [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Jul 23 2014]
Russia worries in a low-volatility world [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Jul 22 2014]
Russia worries in a low-volatility world: James... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Jul 22 2014]
Slow house price gains to crimp start-ups: Jame... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Jul 18 2014]
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The low-vol anomaly, or doing well out of other... [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 18 2014]
By James Saft Sept 18 (Reuters) – Sometimes in life you really can get more for less, but usually only when someone else is a) actingfoolishly, or b) taking advantage of a client. So it appears to be with the low-volatility anomaly, a persistent ...
Fed dot chart illusions: James Saft [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 17 2014]
By James Saft Sept 17 (Reuters) – Like one of those old Op-Art posters beloved of hippies, staring too long into the Fed’s dot chart ofinterest rate expectations can make you see things which aren’tthere. The Fed’s monetary policy statement on Wednesday ...
China hasn’t got investors’ backs: James Saft [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 16 2014]
By James Saft By James Saft (Reuters) – (James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own) In a world in which investors increasingly assume policy-makers have their backs, China may be about to demonstrate how it can work ...
China hasn’t got investors’ backs: James Saft [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 16 2014]
By James Saft Sept 16 (Reuters) – In a world in which investors increasingly assume policy-makers have their backs, China may beabout to demonstrate how it can work the other way. Chinese growth is decelerating sharply from sky-high levels, with ...
Never confuse risk and volatility [Published James Saft - Reuters.com - Sep 10 2014]
By James Saft By James Saft (Reuters) – Of the many lazy and dangerous ways of thinking about investment these two rank near the top: that risk equates with volatility and that risk and rewards are a straight tradeoff. Both are overly simplistic ...
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