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Market Note

Posted on August 24, 2015 by Gemmer Asset

We started Monday morning with the screens full of red, again. Over the last few days the equity and commodity markets have been under pressure, especially in the emerging world. Through Friday the S&P is off -6.8% from its high while the Dow is down -9.4% (including dividends). Emerging equities are off -21.2% and China is off roughly -25%. ...
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The Yield Curve and Recession Forecasting

Posted on February 3, 2015 by Gemmer Asset

For years economists and fund managers have used an inverted yield curve as a predictor of a coming recession…...
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