Barclays June 2018 Global Outlook: Glass Half Full

The US has resumed cyclical leadership of global growth and is likely to pull ahead of other major economies for the next few quarters. Europe and Japan have not broken out of Q1’s soft patch, but domestic fundamentals look solid in both areas. We expect a modest slowdown in China in Q2 and Q3, but […]

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Howard Marks: Passive Investing, Quantitative Investing, Impact on Investing

Passive Investing and ETFs Merits of index investing are obvious: reduced management fees, minimal trading and related market impact and expenses, and avoidance of human error Thus index investing is a “can’t lose” strategy; of course, it’s also a “can’t win” strategy Empirical evidence of assets continuing to flow to passive management suggests that many […]

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Horizon Kinetics 1Q18 Presentation: Systemic Risk; False Premise of Passive Investing; Texas Pacific Land Trust

Where Are We? S&P 500 1-year annualized price return of 11.77% and annualized volatility of 8.52% 5-year annualized return of 10.97% and annualized volatility of 9.84% Since year-end 2008, annualized price return of 12.3% and annualized volatility of 13.44% An Illustration (World War II Ration Book) Set of World War II ration books, stamps and […]

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SumZero Top Stocks for 2018

Table of Contents Special Situations Kyushu Railway Co Ord Liberty Media Corp CI C Siriusxm Papa John’s Intl Inc Small Caps Andina Acquisition Corp Ii Com Techtarget Summerset Group Holdings Ltd Ord Mid/Large Caps Tripadvisor Inc Walt Disney Co/The Micron Technology Inc Yield Players Ddr Corp Com Boc Aviation Ltd Ord Eastman Kodak Company Shorts […]

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