Which US Markets are Most Complex (and Risky)?

In a turbulent economy, punctuated by destabilizing events, resilience and complexity as the main new factors which are impacting the global economy and driving financial performance. Increasing volatility, complexity and uncertainty are becoming the hallmarks of our times. While the unprecedented challenges affecting the global economy are a source of both opportunities and threats, traditional…

Financial Stability Board – Moving Away From CRA Ratings

It its may 12-th, 2014 final Peer¬† Review Report (download) the Financial Stability Board speaks of “reducing Reliance on CRA Ratings”. According to the FSB: “The key challenge lies in developing alternative standards of creditworthiness and processes so that CRA ratings are not the sole input to credit risk assessment.” As we have repeatedly pointed…

US Markets – A Bubble Approaching?

Assetdyne analyzes stock market data on a fortnightly basis, measuring and tracking the complexity and resilience of the major US indices. Results are reported here, where it is possible to navigate interactive Complexity Maps of the said indices. We know that an evolving system, such as a biosphere, a society or an economy, becomes progressively…

Just How Healthy is the US Economy?

We know that 2013 has been a great year for stock markets, US markets in particular. People are openly talking of “stock market recovery”. We also know that the FED has been pumping paper into the system. But what has this really done to the economy, apart from increasing the values of market¬† indices? Since…