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Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman says long-term stock returns could be meager, and blames the Fed for ‘creating an environment of free money’

Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman told CNBC on Friday that future stock returns could average “very little.” He’s also concerned about long-term consequences of the Federal Reserve’s actions. “The Fed is just creating this environment of free money. You have to kind of make a judgement whether that’s justified, how long […]
Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman says long-term stock returns could be meager, and blames the Fed for ‘creating an environment of free money’
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Investors are moving into riskier assets they wouldn’t have previously considered as low rates make yield scarce, a BlackRock strategy chief says

BlackRock’s Isabelle Mateos y Lago told Bloomberg on Wednesday that low interest rates are pushing investors in search of yield to riskier assets than they would have previously considered. The strategy chief sees investors moving into illiquid and alternative investments, and “t hese are investments that they would have never […]
Investors are moving into riskier assets they wouldn’t have previously considered as low rates make yield scarce, a BlackRock strategy chief says
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A billionaire investment chief at the world’s biggest hedge fund lays out 3 reasons why near-zero interest rates have created a ‘problematic scenario’ for portfolios

Billionaire Investor Bob Prince told Bloomberg that near-zero interest rates have created a “very problematic scenario for any traditional investment strategy.” The Bridgewater Associates co-CIO included three implications low rates have on portfolios: a low discount rate on earnings, a weak currency, and little risk diversification. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
A billionaire investment chief at the world’s biggest hedge fund lays out 3 reasons why near-zero interest rates have created a ‘problematic scenario’ for portfolios