Bob Hoye

Bob HoyeBob Hoye is the chief financial strategist of Institutional Advisers.

Articles by Bob Hoye

Signs Of The Times

"Bullish on Emerging Markets, Bearish on U.S." - Barron's, May 27.

"Central bankers are grappling with a $100 trillion question: why consumer price inflation remains so low?"

"Quants Hit the Highest Gross...
Signs Of The Times

"Celine Dion Drops the Price on Her Jupiter Island Estate by $27 million"

- L.A. Times, May 28.

"Hard Times Hit Billionaire's Row with Luxury Condo Foreclosure"

- New York Post, May 30.

"Pending Home Sales...
As an out and out promotion, climate concerns seemed to peak with Copenhagen in December 2009. The media was full of countdowns to the "end of the world". England’s prime minister proclaimed "There are only 50 days to save the planet". A...

The decline in crude oil fell into the Sequential Buy Pattern, which concluded earlier in the week. Also, as pundit Ross pointed out it was declining into support. The market seems to be turning and it could retrace around...
Good at any time:

"Men who look upon themselves born to reign, and others to obey, soon grow insolent, selected from the rest of mankind their minds are early poisoned by importance, and the world at large, that they have but little...

Is the setback a violent correction or is it the start of another severe contraction?

Likely both.

Let's look to Mister Market and Mother Nature, who are really running the show. Central bankers and endless debates...
Signs of The Times

"Investors who piled into anything and everything in the junk market in recent years have begun to run in the other direction."

- Bloomberg, November 17.

The transition took a long time. The market surged into...
Considering all of the Fed stimulus and eternal deferral of the dreaded rate hike, action on the NYSE is not responding according to the recipe of asset inflation. Chronic accommodation is now about as effective as catnip on an 18-year old...
As the old saying goes, "Credit is suspicion asleep". Jim Grant calls it "Money of the mind". While the total outstanding amounts to a much bigger market cap than for global equities, credit can be rather ephemeral in price and even...
Signs of The Times:

"Companies and consumers are on a borrowing spree."

Wall Street Journal, May 4.

"Fed's George: Identifying bubbles is 'always murky territory'."

Market Watch, May 6.



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