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(VIDEO) Our Hidden Gem from Inside ETFs Last Week February 22, 2019

Posted by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders, News

Last week we were selected as a “Hidden Gem” at the Inside ETF conference in Hollywood, Florida. Steven Vannelli gave a 3-minute pitch on our investment strategy. Here’s what he said. Knowledge Leaders Hidden Gems 3-min Pitch   “Hidden Gems” are 12 under-the-radar ETF ideas…

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Geopolitics Outlook 2019: Q&A with Peter Zeihan January 04, 2019

Posted by Knowledge Leaders Team in News

As the year ended with global unknowns and market uncertainties weighing on investors’ minds, we sat down with geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan to discuss his outlook for 2019. His top predictions included calls on Brexit, a US-Britain trade deal, China’s exit from world trade, new…

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What We’re Reading August 21, 2018

Posted by Knowledge Leaders Team in Economy, News

Recently we were asked about the latest books and ideas contributing to our economic analysis. Here’s an incomplete list of what we’ve been reading this summer. Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy  By Dani Rodrik A discussion of free trade and…

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Geopolitics Update: Trade War, Tariffs & the Coming Tech Implosion May 24, 2018

Posted by Knowledge Leaders Team in Economy, News

As the Trump administration’s on-again, off-again trade war with China continues to create uncertainty for investors, we sat down with geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan to learn more about the tariff program and what it could mean for the US economy. Similarly, we discussed the changing outlook…

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John Williams Takes the “Under” on Expected Rate Hikes May 22, 2018

Posted by Steven Vannelli, CFA in Economy, News

Yesterday John Williams, one of the newest members of the Federal Open Market Committee, wrote an article titled “The Future Fortunes of R-star: Are They Really Rising?” where he summarized his views on real neutral interest rates. He began with a short definition: “R-star is…

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