The Valuation Debate Rages On

As we have covered in depth throughout the year, the U.S. stock market has become increasingly overvalued when looking at long-term measures of valuation. The CAPE ratio[1], one such metric, is in the ninth decile of historical valuation meaning that US stocks have been cheaper 90% of the time than they are today using this […]

ICE’s profile on the rise again

Balentine Chief Investment Officer Adrian Cronje was interviewed on ICE. Talking to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Cronje discussed the Atlanta company’s deal to purchase the New York Stock Exchange in the article “ICE’s profile on the rise again“: A NYSE Euronext subsidiary will have significant responsibility in returning credibility to the London-based benchmark that is critical the functioning […]

Atlanta to be #33 most competitive city in world by 2025

Adrian Cronje was quoted in the story, “Atlanta to be No. 33 most competitive city in world by 2025,” which appeared on the Atlanta Business Chronicle on Friday, June 7th, 2013. The article cites the recent study, “Economist Intelligence Unit’s ‘Hot Spots 2025: Benchmarking the Future Competitiveness of Cities’ report commissioned by Citi.” Despite the great news […]