The falling value of the US dollar was one of the most significant macro economic trends during the last year. But what was bad for the dollar was good for the markets. Our article examines the implications of a weak dollar on trade, interest rates, monetary policy, and ultimately how it will affect the equity markets.
Last week we presented an analysis by researchers at FundQuest, showing which investment categories benefit from active versus passive strategies. Brent Bentrim, who runs an advisory firm in South Carolina, comments on this study and the role of turnkey asset management programs (TAMPs) in an RIA practice.
We expanded last week's list of our most popular stories from our top five to our top ten. Our distribution grew in 2007 from approximately 29,000 to 45,000 recipients, and this is an opportunity for our new readers to catch up on some of our older articles.
Lastly, we wish all our readers a happy Holiday season and a happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year.
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