Aaron Brown, Bloomberg

Aaron Brown

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Recent:
  • Bloomberg
  • Washington Post
Past:
  • WealthManagement.com
  • BQ Prime

Recent articles by Aaron:

Stock Investors Better Hope a Recession Has Started

Equity declines of more than 20% that were not followed by deep economic contractions have always foreshadowed even bigger losses. → Read More

Is This a Stock Picker’s Market? It’s Complicated

In these unsettled times, it’s just better to be on the right side of global economic forces rather than bet on the prospects for individual equities. → Read More

Is This a Stock Picker’s Market? It’s Complicated

In these unsettled times, it’s just better to be on the right side of global economic forces rather than bet on the prospects for individual equities. → Read More

Bitcoin's Fair Value Is Tied to Gold and Tech Stocks

Just four factors explain 88% of the variance in the digital currency’s price over the last four years. → Read More

Senators Treat Crypto Like a Digital New Jersey Turnpike

A blueprint for regulation runs roughshod over the desires and interests of people building or using crypto services. → Read More

SEC Proposals for ESG Ignore 80 Years of Financial Science

The regulator has some valid concerns about “greenwashing,” but its solutions are straight out of the New Deal, top-down playbook from the 1930s. → Read More

TerraUSD's Struggles Are a Concern for All Markets

If the stablecoin fails, it will be a blow to the many traditional financial institutions that rely on liquidity to maintain stability. → Read More

Giving Up on the Bond Market Now Would Be a Mistake

The five other times in history when stocks and Treasuries both had double-digit real drawdowns, government debt securities went on to soar. → Read More

Giving Up on the Bond Market Now Would Be a Mistake

The five other times in history when stocks and Treasuries both had double-digit real drawdowns, government debt securities went on to soar. → Read More

Crypto-Trading Addiction Is the 'Reefer Madness’ of 2022

“Protecting” young people from learning what it takes to be a successful investor makes them vulnerable to raw emotions that lead to poor risk decisions. → Read More

What College Enrollment Trends Say About the New Economy

Demand is booming for “science of blue-collar occupation” degrees. → Read More

The Housing Market Is Hot But Certainly Not 'Unhinged’

Simple patterns in aggregated numbers provide no understanding as to why buyers are paying more for homes. → Read More

The Bond Market Losing $2.6 Trillion Is Actually Good News

For the vast majority of fixed-income investors, the opportunity to capture higher yields offsets any unrealized losses. → Read More

The Bond Market Losing $2.6 Trillion Is Actually Good News

For the vast majority of fixed-income investors, the opportunity to capture higher yields offsets any unrealized losses. → Read More

A-Rod's Sports Betting Play Suggests Big Shift in Investing

The line between gambling and investing, always blurry, seems to have disappeared for people under the age of 40. → Read More

The Questions Investors Now Need to Consider Now

The year following aggression events has been slightly better than average for markets, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t risks. → Read More

Quant Momentum Strategy Is Being Maligned Unfairly

Over the long run, betting that things will continue as they have in the recent past is like being the casino in roulette: You lose a lot of bets, but you end up winning more than you lose. → Read More

Populism May Be Losing Its Influence Over Markets

Data suggest that the world economy is headed into a more prosperous, peaceful, egalitarian and cohesive environment over the next decade. → Read More

Wall Street Quant Strategies Have Proved Their Worth

Some 30 months of strong performance is enough to declare the long quantitative investing winter over. → Read More

What Nassim Nicholas Taleb Gets Wrong

Crypto may not have an economic anchor, but art, diamonds, gold and many other things have value only because other people value them, not from any direct economic use. → Read More