Money For the Rest of Us
Money For the Rest of Us
J. David Stein
Are We Being Forced to Buy Stocks
24 minutes Posted Sep 23, 2020 at 9:00 am.
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How ultra-low interest rates support higher stock market valuations but also make the investment environment more challenging. Is there a stock market bubble?

Topics covered include:

  • How expensive are stocks on an absolute basis and relative to bonds
  • What are examples of individual investor enthusiasm for stocks
  • Why stock valuations and prices increase when interest rates fall
  • Why lower interest rates make it more difficult for central banks to support stocks during a downturn
  • Why TIPs might be a better choice for a long-term bond allocation
  • Why deglobalization is a reason to increase the geographic diversification of stock portfolios
  • How investors can make invest decisions without having an informational edge


Thanks to Masterworks and Policygenius for sponsoring the episode.

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