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Ben Hunt on Behind the Markets

Wharton Business Radio on Sirius XM – Date: October 28, 2016
Category: Radio
Tags: Ben Hunt

Dr. Ben Hunt was a guest on the Sirius XM radio show Behind the Markets, produced by Wharton Business Radio. Dr. Hunt discuss two of his recent notes, “Anthem!” and “The Narrative Machine.”

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Renaissance of Active Trading…Not So Fast

Modern Trader Magazine – Date: November 23, 2015
Category: Article
Tags: Ben Hunt, Markets

Salient’s Dr. Ben Hunt writes an exclusive essay for Modern Trader magazine. There’s no doubt that the Fed’s impositions of its zero-interest-rate policy (ZIRP) and numerous bouts of quantitative easing (QE) since the 2008 credit crisis have worked to the detriment of active investors and traders alike. Why? Because the Fed doesn’t care about your picking one stock over another.

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Stop-loss Nonsense

Modern Trader Magazine – Date: November 3, 2015
Category: Article
Tags: Ben Hunt, Markets

Salient’s Dr. Ben Hunt writes an exclusive essay for Modern Trader magazine. Thousands of investors with stop-loss orders on exchange trade funds (ETFs) saw their positions crushed in the first 30 minutes of trading on Aug. 24. Seeing a price blow right through your stop is one of the worst experiences in trading. “What do you mean there was no liquidity at my stop? I got filled $5 below my stop? Wait, now the price is back above my stop.” Welcome to the big leagues.

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Embrace Your Inner Parasite

Modern Trader Magazine – Date: October 4, 2015
Category: Article
Tags: Ben Hunt, Markets

Salient’s Dr. Ben Hunt writes an exclusive essay for Modern Trader magazine. Most traders say that they have a knack for identifying patterns in market signals. It doesn’t matter whether they look for those signals in price, volume, volatility, spreads or any other aspect of a market; traders have an internalized pattern recognition system that they say gives them a persistent edge. Most of them are wrong.

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Alternatives: A Way To Lock In Historic Market Gains?

Financial Advisor – Date: August 3, 2015
Category: Article
Tags: Ben Hunt, Liquid Alternatives

Epsilon Theory blog author Ben Hunt takes a look at the macroeconomic factors now in play for liquid alternative investors in this FA Online article.

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Alternative Experts Say Investors Face A New Game

Financial Advisor – Date: August 3, 2015
Category: Article
Tags: Ben Hunt, Liquid Alternatives

Ben Hunt, author of the Epsilon Theory blog, talks about the new “Goldilocks” growth rate, political genies and more in this FA Online article.

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Forget About The Inning We’re In; It’s A Whole New Investment Ballgame

Financial Advisor – Date: July 13, 2015
Category: Article
Tags: Ben Hunt, Markets

Ben Hunt, author of the widely read Epsilon Theory blog, discusses living in a world of elevated risk levels in the FA Online recap of his recent panel session at the 6th Annual Inside Alternatives Conference in Denver hosted by Financial Advisor and Private Wealth magazines.

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Unconventional Wisdom: Bull Session: How to Derisk in a Bull Market

Institutional Investor – Date: April 5, 2015
Category: Article
Tags: Ben Hunt, Trend

There’s a massive disconnect between advisers and investors today, and it’s reflected in both declining investment activity as well as a general fatigue with the consultant-client conversation.

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