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Jeremy J. Siegel

Contributing Columnist
Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Siegel is a professor at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and the author of "Stocks For The Long Run" and "The Future For Investors."

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Going Long
July 2016

Why Investors Shouldn't Be Afraid of Inflation

An inflation rate of 2% to 3% is good for stocks because it gives companies the power to raise prices, which helps boost profits.

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May 2016

A Positive Outlook for U.S. Interest Rates

Instead of the threat of deflation from weak growth and falling prices, the U.S. is facing the opposite: accelerating inflation.

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Going Long
March 2016

Can the Fed Save the Stock Market?

In retrospect, it was ill-timed for the Federal Reserve to start hiking short-term interest rates. But that can easily be fixed.

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January 2016

Bernanke's Ultimate Legacy

The former Fed chairman's decisions in 2008 were an act of courage that averted an economic collapse far worse than we experienced.

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Going Long
November 2015

Worries About China’s Economy Are Overblown

Among the consequences of China's slowdown: lower commodity prices, which actually benefit the U.S.

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September 2015

Surviving the Greek Financial Crisis

Despite the recent friction, I believe the eurozone is stronger after putting down the Greek rebellion.

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July 2015

Bursting the Talk of a Stock-Market Bubble

There's good reason to believe that analysts' forecasts of a 12% increase in earnings next year are on the mark.

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May 2015

Is Productivity Plunging?

New ways of producing goods and services may be causing the bean counters to underestimate productivity.

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March 2015

Why European Stocks Are Worth a Second Look

Best bets for investors will be those companies with strong sales outside the Euro zone.

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January 2015

Dow 20,000? Why Not?

Stock prices are reasonable relative to earnings and the returns from alternatives are meager. So, there's your upside potential.

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November 2014

The Fed's Rate Forecast Is Too High

Powerful economic forces, such as sharply lower growth in the labor force, are pushing interest rates down.

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September 2014

All the Things Thomas Pikkety Got Wrong

The author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century has a flawed view of capitalism.

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July 2014

The Conversion of Bill Gross

It's good to see a long-term stock market bear concede that stocks are not overpriced.

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May 2014

Low Rates Are Here to Stay

The smart money sees powerful economic forces, which transcend the power of the Fed, pushing interest rates downward.

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February 2014

Is the Bull Market Over?

With today's low interest rates, it makes sense that price-earnings ratios should be higher than average.

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December 2013

Is the Market Rational?

Nobel laureate Robert Shiller showed that fluctuations in the stock market were consistent with fads and euphoria.

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November 2013

How the Fed Blew It

In the future, the Fed will have a much tougher job convincing the markets that it means what it says.

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