Economic laws can’t be muted forever, and in the end always get their due, therefore it is good to look at other options to de-risk your portfolio. Gold is too volatile to be considered a safe haven. Diversification should be the best option to avoid losing everything in a market downturn. Introduction Economics is pretty… Read More »Are Safe Havens Really That Safe?
All factors are indicating an artificially created asset inflation. Earnings are expected to decline with economic outlook being constantly revised downwards. Gold is gaining alongside stocks which confirms that all assets are inflated. Introduction Amidst all the turmoil from BREXIT, negative interest rates and global downward economic growth forecasts, the S&P 500 has reached a… Read More »As The S&P 500 Reaches New Highs, Asset Inflation Continues
The U.S. and Europe are overvalued, especially seeing the current political situation and economic fragility. What’s about to hit Europe and the U.S. already hit emerging markets in 2015. There are opportunities in emerging markets now, but where? Bonds seem the riskiest asset of all with no yield and huge potential downside. Introduction After last… Read More »BREXIT Aftermath: Where to Look for Returns & What to Avoid Now
The risks of a slowdown are higher than the upside. Fundamental trends are negative in advanced economies while emerging markets show higher growth rates and are cheaper. It is important to create a diversified portfolio with uncorrelated assets. Introduction In an environment where it seems maximum potential for the U.S. economy has been reached, the… Read More »How to Prepare Your Portfolio For The Next Recession or Stock Market Crash
Structural debt issues in China and European fragility will limit global growth. Soros is overweight gold and short the S&P 500. He trimmed his U.S. stock portfolio by 37%. Introduction George Soros is an Hungarian-born, 85-years young hedge fund manager and philanthropist famous for his daring investment bets. He is most famous for ‘breaking the… Read More »Soros is Back and Betting Heavy On Gold
An increase in interest rates should push gold prices lower while a recession should push them higher. Gold mining cash costs are much lower than current prices and do not provide a safety margin. The high risk/high return investment strategy for gold is mining stocks as they are down 80% from their highs but have… Read More »Gold – Investment or Speculation?
Gold has had a resurgence of late. Is it because in this volatile market investors want to put their money toward something solid, or is it something else? On the surface, yes, investors are putting money on gold because it feels safer than the current rocky seas of our global markets. Gold has always been… Read More »The Case for Gold Now