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Short and Sharp: The highs and lows of an equity bull market



It is a truth universally acknowledged, that each time the equity market index hits a new record high, investors are filled equally with joy and fear. Joy at the tremendous performance and fear that it is drawing perilously to a close. This week, the S&P 500 Index pushed through the 2,600…

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Short and Sharp: European political risk is still alive



European political risk seems to once again be rearing its ugly head. Last week, Catalonia voted in favor of declaring independence from Spain, with an overwhelming 90% majority. Turnout was low at 43%; although, this was partially due to heavy-handed attempts by the Civil Guard to stop the…

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