Market View

Our point of view in current investment topics, from the conclusions of our research to hot market trends.

11.11.2014 | Market commentary

The Business of Selling Fear

To blunt, in financial markets it is easier to peddle fear than hope. Blame it on our lizard brain’s, but we are preprogrammed for survival. The same instincts and physiological responses that direct human’s fight or flight response are alive and well when dealing with financial stress. In times of market stress, these innate responses not only force our focus to become more myopic but also...

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22.09.2014 | Market commentary

Seismic Shift

Did you hear that? Well if you didn’t, a seismic shift in the asset management markets just occurred. A recent Bloomberg article stated that the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (Calpers) has made plans to exit all hedge fund investments. Calpers has come to the same conclusions that we mentioned in our latest newsletter (...

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04.09.2014 | Market commentary

Never pay up (for stocks)

As quantitative driven investors, we spend the majority of our time searching out how to add risk-adjusted return to our portfolios. Often this involves combing through a myriad of indicators whether they be fundamentally based like P/E, P/B, or P/S to more econometric based such as Wage Growth or GDP. Though, what  is equally as important is knowing what NOT to do. Knowing what not to do...

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