Weekly 2018-10-26

Weekly 2018-10-26

This week had no shortage of drama as far as market returns are concerned. The skilled portfolio manager will look through the noise and find out what actually has substance. Some distractions this week are: US is playing tough with China as it refuses to resume trade...
Weekly 2018-10-19

Weekly 2018-10-19

Last week we wrote about how a sudden change in one asset class can cause a ripple affect by affecting trading models that run on algorithms. This week the CEO of Goldman Sachs, David Solomon, said: “Some of this is the result of programmatic selling because as...
Weekly 2018-10-12

Weekly 2018-10-12

This week saw some big moves in the stock markets but little change in currencies and bonds. Economic data is coming in moderate and last week we wrote of a taper tantrum where the markets were adjusting to – again – a new reality of higher interest rates....
Weekly 2018-10-05

Weekly 2018-10-05

Is this another taper tantrum? Our thesis is for economic growth and rising interest rates.┬áLet’s look at the reasons for, reasons against and where to go from here with respect to our thesis.┬áThe reasons that support economic growth and a higher stock market...