Charles Bovaird

Charles Bovaird

Charles Bovaird is a Financial Writer and Consultant with strong knowledge of securities markets and investing concepts. He has worked for financial institutions including State Street, Moody's Analytics and Citizens Commercial Banking. 

An author of 500+ publications, his work has appeared in publications including Forbes, Washington Post and Fortune. 

Mr. Bovaird created all the industrial finance training for a company with 300+ people and has given speeches on financial literacy for Mensa and Boston Rotaract.

  1. Markets & Economy

    The Rise of Alternative Economics

    Alternative economics has provided businesses, borrowers and lenders with the opportunity to overcome restrictions such as ...
  2. Investing Strategy

    Barclays Foresees Oil Prices Recovering up to $85 by 2019 (BCS)

    Here's why Barclays predicted that Brent crude would reach $85 by 2019, one year earlier than the financial institution's ...
  3. Investing Strategy

    Equity Returns: Key Drivers Over the Past 30 Years

    Equities enjoyed robust gains between 1985 and 2014, but a 2016 McKinsey report warned that these returns could soon deteriorate ...
  4. Markets & Economy

    Why Gold Is Not a Hedge Against the Dollar

    Gold's returns can vary greatly based around what currency the investor is using for purchases.
  5. Bonds / Fixed Income

    3 Places You Can Buy Social Impact Bonds

    Social impact bonds are an innovative security that provides investors with returns and also channels funds to socially beneficial ...
  6. Bonds / Fixed Income

    Corporate Bonds: Advantages and Disadvantages

    Corporate bonds can provide compelling returns, even in low-yield environments. But they are not without risk.
  7. ETFs

    4 Advantages of ETFs in the Stock Market

    ETFs offer some features that individual stocks do not, making them an attractive option for individuals who want to invest ...
  8. ETFs

    Overview of 2 Low-Beta Mutual Funds (FSHCX, OSMAX)

    Consider low-beta ETFs to help keep your portfolio stable. When markets fluctuate sharply, these funds are designed to experience ...
  9. ETFs

    5 Largest BlackRock ETFs and Mutual Funds (BLK, IVV)

    Learn about BlackRock's largest exchange-traded funds and mutual funds, which provide exposure to stocks, bonds and active ...
  10. Mutual Funds

    Top 2 Mutual Funds With Exposure to REITs (TRREX, TIREX)

    Learn more about these two real estate mutual funds. By investing in real estate investment trusts, these two funds offer ...
  11. Bonds / Fixed Income

    4 Cases to Buy If the Stock Market Is at an All-Time High

    Learn about why someone would invest in the stock market, even if it has reached an all-time high. This article will review ...
  12. Mutual Funds

    4 Best Qualitatively Driven Mutual Funds (FSRPX, VGHCX)

    Learn about some of the best qualitatively driven mutual funds around, as these investment vehicles can provide compelling ...
  13. Investing Strategy

    High Beta Stocks: Risks to Consider Over a Long Horizon

    Learn the risks of high-beta stocks if you are considering them for your portfolio. These stocks can provide strong returns ...
  14. Markets & Economy

    Why the Stock Market Isn't Affected by Slow GDP Growth

    Learn how the stock market reached new levels in the years following the financial crisis, even though U.S. economic conditions ...
  15. ETFs

    4 Best Dividend-Paying European Equity ETFs (FDD, IDVY)

    Investors seeking dividends from eurozone-based companies might consider ETFS. These securities provide many opportunities ...