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Instead of investing in the future of the U.S. with initiatives that seek a pay-off, recent bailouts and market manipulations will only hamper long-term growth. Is the U.S. heading toward Japanification?
The U.S. has failed to grow. Doubling down on the policies of the past twenty years is a recipe for further failure. It's time to go American School, again.
The West will face some difficult truths as it confronts this health, economic, energy and financial crisis. We will emerge as a stronger, more self-sufficient and humane civilization.
CIO Chris Recker joins the TD Ameritrade Network remotely to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the markets, economic conditions, and China relations. Recorded 3/19/20.
CIO Chris Recker joined the TDAN panel to discuss the precarious posture of the stock market, deteriorating fundamentals, and coronavirus risks. Recorded 2/20/20.
Cracks that started before the world knew the term coronavirus (Covid-19) have now come under more pressure, as we digest the potential of a pandemic emanating from Wuhan, China.
By many measures the U.S. stock market is in a bubble. Valuations need to be justified by growth. Markets have diverged from fundamentals based on current and future expected performance.
In the midst of a Capital War, the China Lobby is deftly pushing for American retirees and pensions to help fund an asset bubble in China, and their vehicle of choice is the ubiquitous index fund.
China’s foreign currency reserves are too low to support its asset bubble and money supply. The CCP’s diminished ability to drive global growth could reduce the costs of U.S. decoupling.
CIO Chris Recker joined the Market on Close panel at TD Ameritrade Network to discuss global themes related to a USD shortage and higher cost of capital. Recorded 11/21/19.
The IMF's latest Global Financial Stability Report estimates a staggering amount of global corporate debt-at-risk. But, is the problem contained?
The Federal Reserve's policy course change has ushered in a new wave of monetary easing. Are they signaling a severe level of concern?
Video clip of CIO Chris Recker on the TD Ameritrade Network discussing what the Fed may be indicating with their current policy. Recorded 10/21/19.
In 2008 short-term funding markets experienced issues that led to Fed intervention. They were a sign of increasing counterparty risk. Today, are the repo markets calling out again?
The U.S. dollar is at the heart of the international order, but stability is in jeopardy as the conflict between the U.S. and China intensifies.
Sequence risk can impact several types of investors, including 401(k) savers, current retirees, and endowments. We illustrate the effects with basic examples.
TD Ameritrade invited CIO Chris Recker to discuss the wild swings in the repo market and his outlook on the economy. Recorded 9/17/19.
China has been executing an unrestricted, all domain war against the United States for decades. We review select methods and effects.
Valuations in the U.S. are at extremes only seen a handful of times in history, including 1929. This time there is a trade war and excess capacity outside of the United States.
Watch Chris Recker on TD Ameritrade Network discuss economic trends, housing, China-Germany trade, high yield credit, and value investing. Recorded 8/12/19.
CIO Chris Recker joined the Market on Close panel to discuss recent pharma M&A activity and the food delivery business. Recorded 6/25/19.
CIO Chris Recker joined the Market on Close panel to discuss the state of the markets, China, trade, and monetary policy. Recorded 4/15/19.
Watch Chris Recker on TD Ameritrade Network discuss Apple (AAPL), 5G, China, and semiconductors. Recorded 3/14/19.
TD Ameritrade Network invited Chris Recker to join The Closers panel to discuss M&A activity in tech and airlines. Recorded 1/28/19.
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