Bill Gross Investment Outlook Archive

Bill Gross - March investment outlook

Brainteasers

April 2017

A recent Internet blog posed the predicament of many medium/long-term relationships: At some point couples run out of historical stories or even topical things to say.

Bill Gross - March investment outlook

Show Me The Money

March 2017

“School days” inexorably continue at the Gross household, not just because of grandchildren,but because of the necessity to teach my own kids the complexities and pitfalls of investing.

Bill Gross - January investment outlook

Happiness Runs

February 2017

I think a lot about happiness - what makes a person happy, whether or not happiness should even be a life’s priority - things like that. A good high school friend stunned me at the early age of 17 by suggesting we should not necessarily try to be happy.

Bill Gross - January investment outlook

Echoes from Africa

January 2017

I traveled once to Africa, as you might have guessed by now, and it’s been a part of me ever since. Being perhaps the cradle of civilization, if not life itself, Africa casts an eerie glow over the entire history and, indeed, meaning of existence.

Bill Gross - December investment outlook

Red is the New Green

December 2016

I’ve got nothing against national anthems, and I wouldn’t kneel even if I was Colin Kaepernick. I just think as a country, “America the Beautiful” might have been a better choice for ours and that in some cases, some words of “The Star Spangled Banner” don’t ring true.

Bill Gross - November investment outlook

Populism Takes a Wrong Turn

November 2016

The Trumpian Fox has entered the Populist Henhouse, not so much by stealth but as a result of Middle America’s misinterpretation of what will make America great again.

Bill Gross - October investment outlook

Doubling Down

October 2016

My country club locker room is a fascinating 19th hole observatory where human nature and intelligence often come into conflict. Almost all of my golfing buddies are risk takers by nature and many of them are gamblers — not just in the card room but also in the casinos in Las Vegas.

Bill Gross - July investment outlook

How I Found My Golf Game but Lost My Wife to a Titleist

September 2016

So what part of the title do you want to hear first? Well, I’m just funnin’ you on the latter, but finding your golf game at 72? Well, that’s serious business and nothing to joke about.

Bill Gross - July investment outlook

Masters and Johnson Q&A

August 2016

Sex is a three-letter word that has rarely appeared in an Investment Outlook until now. I may be risque´ and delve into the forbidden territory of politics and religion, but “SEX”? — Never.

Bill Gross - July investment outlook

Just a Game

July 2016

If only Fed Governors and Presidents understood a little bit more about Monopoly, and a tad less about outdated historical models such as the Taylor Rule and the Phillips Curve, then our economy and its future prospects might be a little better off.

Bill Gross - May investment outlook

Bon Appetit!

June 2016

The economist Joseph Schumpeter once remarked that the “top-dollar rooms in capitalism’s grand hotel are always occupied, but not by the same occupants”.

Bill Gross - May investment outlook

Culture Clash

May 2016

A respected reporter recently asked me what were a few important things I had learned from all this and all of that during the past decade and I surprised myself and perhaps him by answering that I now realized that younger generations – the Xer’s and Millenials – were far different generations from my own.