Bear Stearns takes the Seleqt approach to outperformance


Bear Stearns has launched the Seleqt Europe 20 Index, a research-driven strategy designed to invest in financially strong companies that are consistent with their dividend payments. The index constituents comprise 20 European shares, including Telefonica O2 Czech Republic, Norsk Hydro, Metso and Aviva. The stocks are equally weighted and are rebalanced each month.

"Research shows that value stocks, or stocks that have strong earnings and generally pay out those earnings in the form of dividends

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What gold's rise means for rates, equities

It has been several years since we have seen volatility in gold. An increase in gold volatility can typically be associated with a change in sentiment and investor behavior. The precious metal has surged this year on increased demand for safe haven…

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