No, Mr. Bond Does Not Expect Us to Die

Posted by Vident Financial on 2/26/21 10:15 AM

Forgive the levity of the title, but the sad passing of Sean Connery does call for a bit of a break from formality.

The villainous Goldfinger in the eponymous film captures Bond, straps him to a table, and points a laser at him. "You expect me to talk?" asks Bond. "No, I expect you to die," replies Goldfinger.

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Topics: Market Resiliency, Economics, Bonds

GDP Bounced Back, Sort Of

Posted by Vident Financial on 2/15/21 12:00 PM

GDP is the most popular general measure of economic output. It started its contraction in the first quarter of the year, rapidly accelerated its fall in the second quarter, and came roaring back in the third quarter. We don't have official fourth quarter results as of this writing, but it is likely to be another positive quarter.

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Topics: Market Drivers, resiliency, Market Resiliency

The Global Stock Market Decompression

Posted by Vident Financial on 2/4/21 1:30 PM

In the most recent quarter, global stock markets continued to reverse the valuation compression which occurred in the first quarter.

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Topics: Global Economics, Market Drivers, developed markets, emerging markets, resiliency, equities, Market Resiliency, Economics

Q3 Real Estate Report

Posted by Fred Stoops on 10/27/20 2:30 PM

Real Estate Markets During COVID-19

Since February 2020, Public real estate earnings forecasts have decreased by about the same amount as the rest of the public markets(i.e. S&P500)—but REITs have fallen far more in value than the rest of the market.

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Topics: Market Resiliency, REITs, Real Estate

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