In The Media Tag Archive - Ben Hunt

Will The Rally Continue?

Financial Advisor Magazine – Date: March 21, 2016
Category: Article
Tags: Ben Hunt, narrative, Fed, central banks

Salient’s Dr. Ben Hunt coined the phrase “Narrative of Central Bank Omnipotence.” Financial Advisor magazine included this description in an article that considers whether Central Bank Omnipotence is dying or still effective.

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Crude Oil Rebounds, All Eyes on US Fed Rate Decision

Voice of America – Date: March 11, 2016
Category: Article
Tags: Ben Hunt, narrative, Fed

Salient’s Dr. Ben Hunt was quoted in a story on Voice of America: “Ben Hunt of Salient Partners notes in a research report regarding policy that, ‘We can gnash our teeth all we want about the hypocrisy and manipulation that’s inherent in this exercise, or we can play the game and maybe make some money. We can focus on reality and stay negative on risk assets, or we can focus on the narrative and be positive on risk assets.’”

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How Many Surprises Can an Investor Bear?

Wall Street Journal – Date: January 8, 2016
Category: Article
Tags: Ben Hunt, narrative, China, currency

In this article by Jason Zweig in the Wall Street Journal, Salient’s Dr. Ben Hunt speaks about the ups and downs in the Chinese economy, and what might be next.

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Renaissance of Active Trading…Not So Fast

Modern Trader Magazine – Date: November 23, 2015
Category: Article
Tags: Ben Hunt, markets

Dr. Ben Hunt writes an exclusive essay for Modern Trader magazine. There’s no doubt that the Fed’s impositions of its zero-interest-rate policy (ZIRP) and numerous bouts of quantitative easing (QE) since the 2008 credit crisis have worked to the detriment of active investors and traders alike. Why? Because the Fed doesn’t care about your picking one stock over another.

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Stop-loss Nonsense

Modern Trader Magazine – Date: November 3, 2015
Category: Article
Tags: Ben Hunt, markets

Dr. Ben Hunt writes an exclusive essay for Modern Trader magazine. Thousands of investors with stop-loss orders on exchange trade funds (ETFs) saw their positions crushed in the first 30 minutes of trading on Aug. 24. Seeing a price blow right through your stop is one of the worst experiences in trading. “What do you mean there was no liquidity at my stop? I got filled $5 below my stop? Wait, now the price is back above my stop.” Welcome to the big leagues.

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Embrace Your Inner Parasite

Modern Trader Magazine – Date: October 4, 2015
Category: Article
Tags: Ben Hunt, markets

Dr. Ben Hunt writes an exclusive essay for Modern Trader magazine. Most traders say that they have a knack for identifying patterns in market signals. It doesn’t matter whether they look for those signals in price, volume, volatility, spreads or any other aspect of a market; traders have an internalized pattern recognition system that they say gives them a persistent edge. Most of them are wrong.

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Alternatives: A Way To Lock In Historic Market Gains?

Financial Advisor – Date: August 3, 2015
Category: Article
Tags: Ben Hunt, liquid alternatives, liquid alts, alts

Epsilon Theory author Ben Hunt takes a look at the macroeconomic factors now in play for liquid alternative investors in this FA Online article.

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Alternative Experts Say Investors Face A New Game

Financial Advisor – Date: August 3, 2015
Category: Article
Tags: Ben Hunt, liquid alternatives, liquid alts, alts

Ben Hunt, author of the Epsilon Theory blog, talks about the new “Goldilocks” growth rate, political genies and more in this FA Online article.

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