Investment Opportunities: Part 15

Introduction Although I consider the overall stock market as represented by the S&P 500 to be overvalued, not all stocks are overvalued.  This has been one of the primary reasons that I have attempted to cover the 20 sectors reported on by FactSet.  It’s very common for investors to get [...]

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Risk Premia – The Alternative Investments Savior?

We half-jokingly asked in our Managed Futures/Global Macro 2019 Outlook, “Is this asset class working for you?” following a year in which managed futures didn’t deliver the crisis period performance they’ve become known for. But a recent piece in the hedge fund journal shows it wasn’t just trend following [...]

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Two Types Of Risk, But Only One Really Matters

The risk that really matters when investing is the risk of not having enough wealth to meet your future goal, so-called shortfall risk–may it be financial independence at the age of 40, a comfortable retirement at 65, or something else. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Alexas_Fotos / Pixabay Your piggy [...]

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Netflix’s Unbelievable Cash Burn Just Got 60% Worse

If you’re a big fan of shows like Narcos, Stranger Things, House of Cards, or Orange is the New Black, you might want to think about sending a fruit basket to anyone you know who is a Netflix shareholder. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc mohamed_hassan / Pixabay Netflix reported its [...]

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Citigroup CEO Claims To Know More About Business Than Warren Buffett

Conservative Investor Activist Takes Citi to Task for Anti-Second Amendment StanceNew York, NY/Washington, DC - After the nation's leading conservative investor group confronted Citigroup's leadership over the company's campaign against the Second Amendment, Citi CEO Michael Corbat implied today that he knows more about business than famed investor Warren [...]

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The Best DRIP Stocks: 15 No-Fee Dividend Aristocrats

DRIP stands for Dividend Reinvestment Plan. When an investor is enrolled in a DRIP, it means that incoming dividend payments are used to purchase more shares of the issuing company – automatically. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc mohamed_hassan / Pixabay ValueWalk readers can click here to instantly access an exclusive [...]

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Global M&A 1Q19 Roundup: JPM Beats Out Goldman

Mergermarket, an Acuris company, has released its Global M&A roundup for the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, including its financial advisors league tables. Take a look at the report HERE and don’t forget to review the charts breaking down the activity by sector, value, year-to-year analysis, etc. Q4 hedge fund [...]

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Winter (Aka Vanguard) Is Coming For Managed Futures?

No, we didn’t miss this headline. And we haven’t just hiding our heads under a rock pretending to not have seen it. We definitely saw the news of Vanguard launching a commodities product. But unlike Josh Brown, this doesn’t seem like “lights out” for the managed futures space. Q1 hedge [...]

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12 Exceptional Investments In The Process Industries Sector: Part 14

Introduction One of the main goals of this series of articles is to illustrate the significant differences between individual stocks, and the significant differences between different sectors.  Therefore, from this perspective, I have been attempting to illustrate the “nature of the beast” for each of the sectors I have covered.  [...]

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One Chart That Says It All = Reserve Balances At The Federal Reserve

Headlines: 10 Years Of Central Bank Printing PANIC. Look Very Closely At The 25 Years Prior To 2009. A Monetary Pathway Unintentionally Spawning MMT. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etcAnd With The Passage Of Time…The New Normal = The Past’s Distorted Normal…Simply Rationalized By “…We Had To Do It…What Else?” The “What Else” [...]

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Spruce Point Capital Issues “Strong Sell” Opinion On Aerojet Rocketdyne (AJRD) With 40% – 60% Downside Risk

Spruce Point Capital Management is pleased to issue a "Strong Sell" opinion on Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc (NYSE: AJRD). Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etcHighlightsIn our opinion, Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) – formerly Gencorp (NYSE: GY) – is facing fundamental pressures, masked by complicated and aggressive accounting, which gives [...]

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3.5 Million Derivatives Trades Per Hour

We like to highlight the Futures Industry Association (FIA) annual volume study every year, and were excited to see that global derivatives trading volume hit an all-time record in 2018. There were 30.3 Billion (with a B) global futures and options traded in 2018. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops [...]

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Challenging Buffett’s 10-Year Bet

Investing fees make investors worse off in aggregate.  Real returns to all investors are the sum of market returns less all fees and taxes. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etcValueWalk readers can click here to instantly access an exclusive $100 discount on Sure Dividend’s premium online course Invest Like [...]

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Economic Growth Near 3 Percent, Fed’s Next Move?

FORECASTS & TRENDS E-LETTER by Gary D. Halbert April 2, 2019 Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc geralt / Pixabay IN THIS ISSUE:The US Economy Grew by Almost 3% Last Year The Inverted Yield Curve & The Odds of a Recession Will Inverted Yield Curve Spark a Fed Funds Rate Cut? Alpha Advantage [...]

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Four Ways That Uncle Sam Will Respond To Its $75 Trillion Insolvency

Last week I told you that the US government recently reported a negative net worth of MINUS $75 TRILLION. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc TheDigitalArtist / Pixabay That’s not a type-o. According to the Treasury Department’s annual financial report for Fiscal Year 2018 (which they just published last week), the [...]

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The Average U.S. Retirement Age: Reality Versus Expectations

Retirement is the end game for just about every investor. Indeed, the reason people invest their money is to grow it and use it at a later date, which for most people, coincides with their intent to leave the workforce. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc RitaE / Pixabay ValueWalk readers [...]

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Are Stocks In The Non-Energy Minerals Sector Investable? Part 13

Introduction The Non-Energy Minerals Sector is mostly comprised of very cyclical and typically commodity-based companies.  Consequently, very few companies in this sector offer the consistency and predictability that prudent and/or conservative investors might require.  As a result, I personally tend to eschew investing in companies in this sector.  In addition [...]

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