BlackRock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust to be Added
The recent buyout of Checkpoint Systems (CKP) and liquidation of closed-end fund Strategic Global Income (SGL) raised the cash position in the SMA Portfolio to over 10 percent. ...
- June 9, 2016
Mebane Faber Reveals Asset Classes Poised for Massive Gains
Mebane Faber, co-founder and the Chief Investment Officer of Cambria Investment Management, has authored a post at his investing blog discussing the concept of mean reversion and what it...
- April 22, 2016
Pavel Molchanov Predicts $60 Oil by End of 2016
In an interview on CNBC, Pavel Molchanov, Senior Vice President and energy analyst at Raymond James, discussed the state of the oil market. Molchanov pointed out the recent...
- February 24, 2016
Investor Sentiment at 7 Year Low
Global stock markets have been swooning for nearly nine months. This has led to an extreme reading in investor sentiment not observed often.
- February 15, 2016
Tobias Levkovich Discusses Benefits to the Economy of the Oil Crash
Tobias Levkovich, Chief U.S. equity strategist at Citigroup, was on CNBC yesterday and discussed the interrelationship between oil prices and the general economy.
- January 26, 2016
Jeff Saut Sees Big Year-end Rally
Raymond James chief investment strategist Jeffrey Saut said earlier this week stock investors should prepare for a "rip your face off type rally."
- December 18, 2015
Global X MLP ETF to be Added to the SMA Portfolio
The rout in the energy complex has decimated the energy MLP sector. I plan on initiating a portfolio allocation of 3% in the Global X MLP ETF (MLPA).
- December 7, 2015
Checkpoint Systems to be Added to the SMA Portfolio
As the cash balance of the SMA Portfolio has risen to over 1% of assets, I have decided to utilize these resources to purchase a small stake in Checkpoint...
- October 23, 2015
Jim Chanos Shares His Latest Short Ideas
James Chanos, Kynikos founder & president, was on CNBC a couple of times over the past three weeks discussing his worldview and, as a specialist in short selling, some...
- September 10, 2015
Robert Shiller Warns of Stock Market Risks
Based on his research of historical stock market valuations via the CAPE ratio, Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller said Thursday he sees the "risk of substantial declines" ahead.
- September 4, 2015