And so it is that time of the month where Howard Marks latest memo is going to make the round throughout the investing world. In the latest 13 pager he continues to talk about his viewpoints of where the market and he dissects the arguments of This Time It’s Different which are being applied to […]

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In this memo he takes on the topics of politics and economics and how its intertwined. Given that the acceleration (yes it was due to come at some point) of the global slowdown and financial markets volatility can be arguably due to the efforts of Trump to level the playing field with China. The discussion […]

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Howard Mark’s latest memo is as usual, a must read. This time around he does more than the past in terms of outlook by explaining both his positive and negative viewpoints on the markets. There’s an interesting discussion that he has on the impact of the new Tax laws in the US and how it […]

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Don’t know what to do today? Stop everything and just read this latest memo from Howard Marks The basic proposition is simple: Investors make the most and the safest money when they do things other people don’t want to do.  But when investors are unworried and glad to make risky investments (or worried but investing […]

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Byron Wien – Latest Commentary – The bond market message You don’t have to agree with someone to enjoy their writing and thought process and this has always been the case for me with Bryon Wein, here’s a snippet and a link to the full commentary Why have interest rates declined when debt has increased […]

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Digital Currency I’ve been curious as to what the next change in central banking will be..we’ve had the gold standard, the removal of the gold standard leading to the fiat system being more prominent and thereby to the US dollar effectively becoming the world’s currency, the establishment of the IMF etc etc so what’s next? Sweden […]

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An indirect discussion on investments via politics, a democratic system and class warfare. Needless to say it’s quite a good read, see below for a snippet and a link to the rest of the memo. The trends discussed above – and resentment over experiencing them, fear of doing so, and anger upon seeing them at […]

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Silly CFOs If you wonder why you don’t read too many negative analyst reports in the market this is typically a reason why Chris Lee can be seen standing over a seated Timothy Lam and ordering him to leave the conference room on Wednesday. Lam initiated coverage on PAX Global’s stock in April with an […]

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As always, an incredibly enjoyable read! I still need to re-read this a few more times but here are some snippets and a link to the rest of the memo “Everyone knew” for years that the Chinese economy had been overstimulated with cheap financing, and that this had led to excessive investment in fixed assets. […]

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Not many papers can match his thoughts and insights and whilst this one is the must-read that last month’s was, he does take a step further utilising sports as an analogy for his analysis on investments, here’s the conclusion and a link to the rest of the memo, enjoy! For most participants, success is likely […]

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