Housing prices rose strongly in 2020, most of the growth in non-Urban areas. Furnishings and additions were also unusually strong as more people used their house for an office and school during COVID lockdowns. Uncertainty around gold’s direction continues, but Bitcoin looks to break out above $60K soon. The US auto manufacturers are suffering from Read more ➝
Every year, major US banks are forced to de-leverage their balance sheets and sell off portfolios of consumer loans at deep discounts to experienced buyers. This Bond provides access to this distressed asset class.
Within the broader arguments of passive versus active investment strategies, comes a more profound question – what does an investor do if there is no real passive and precious few active managers in the segment they are looking to invest?
Thus sets the background for the Civetta Small Cap ASEAN equity fund. In the international market there is regrettably few ways for an investor to buy in to this dynamic area of the world in a specific and targeted fashion.
Macroeconomic charts say industrials will do well. China and US push limits and fears of trade wars and currency problems. Oil remains strong, as seasonality supports more large cap strength.
Value stocks have been on a tear, while growth stocks and tech leaders have taken a back seat since late January. This has pressured the overall market indexes, e.g. the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq. March volatility arrived as promised and next week could exacerbate into more weakness as put-call ratios continue to rise and Read more ➝
April is the best month for Dow stocks. Its still good in post-election years.
We honor the passing of a great investor this week. We also review the stimulus package and find some interesting opportunities in value stocks.
The improvement for Small Cap stocks continues to shine when compared to the rest of the market. This trend can last, in some cases, for years.
Seasonality has slightly moved forward this month. Will we see more weakness ahead, as this month’s gains are above average already with last week’s move from the US stimulus announcement?
There is a lot of positive reaction from analyst community this morning for a sports betting stock we have covered in October. Analysts are just beginning to factor in the value of this new player to an increasingly large market in North America.