…it may be worth remembering that in 2009 when Central Banks were trying to save the financial system…Emerging Markets were part of the solution…however today, I fear that they are part of the problem.Read Full Post
US indices are within striking distance of new highs and Apple moved within a whisker ($65bn to be precise) of being valued at $1,000,000,000,000.
So all is good you would think…right?
Well not if you were long Facebook and GAM Holding stocks, as both firms saw their shares tumble by 20%…in one day!
Does this “contradiction” reveal a bigger problem in financial markets?Read Full Post
Like in any major negotiation, there will be good days and bad days…and over here in Europe…the BREXIT negotiations seem like a perfect example of this.
When I look at the performance of CTA’s during the month of June, there were a lot of these good days and not so good days…but in the end the Bulls prevailed.Read Full Post
“Are you invested in something that, whatever is going to happen, you can say, ‘okay, I’m invested in that for a good reason and I know that’s why i have it’?” – Harold de Boer (Tweet) Katy Kaminski and I continue our conversation with Harold de Boer, and discuss his philosophy behind pure trend and…
Mamma Mia…with record temperatures being recorded in many places in Europe during May…the Italian Bond market set its own records.
What started out as a bit of a rumble in emerging markets…has now moved much closer to the heart of Europe.Read Full Post
“There’s more clarity gained not around the way the markets are, but the way people trade.” – Nigol Koulajian (Tweet) Katy Kaminski and I continue our conversation with Nigol Koulajian, and discuss if his strategies of working with, around, and doing the opposite of what many investors are doing, has given him any advantages? In…
“People say, ‘how did you manage to raise so much money by losing so much?’.” – Nigol Koulajian (Tweet) Nigol Koulajian is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Quest Partners LLC, and has been designing and trading short-term and long-term technical systems for over 22 years. Coming from Columbia business school, many of Nigol’s…
Q2 kicked off with an early sign of what many investors are fearing. A sell-off in both bonds and stocks at the same time. This of course is nothing new, we saw it during the financial crisis…but the truth is that it has not happened very often in the past 30+ years, mainly because the interest rate cycle has been going down.Read Full Post
“These are literally billion dollar questions. If you could answer any of these questions to any degree of satisfaction, you could put the rest of us out of business.” – Robert Sinnott (Tweet) In our continued conversation with Robert Sinnott, Katy Kaminski and I dive into why AlphaSimplex has been so successful, why Robert values…