Coronavirus Vaccine Update, June 11

2020-06-12

Since I did a monoclonal antibody update in the last post, here’s one on the vaccine front, where there is a lot of news – and where there are a lot of issues coming up similar to the ones with the antibodies as well. The last vaccine update post wasRead More →

The R.I.P. Portfolio’s Q4 2019 Update

2020-01-05

The Retire In Peace portfolio, or R.I.P. portfolio, was first introduced to the Seeking Alpha community in December 2015 and I have published quarterly articles that captured the activity and performance of the portfolio since that point in time. The companies that I write about on SA are largely theRead More →

Christmas Eve Market Update | Seeking Alpha

2019-12-24

Overview The holiday has already shut several markets, and those that are open are lightly traded. Equity markets are mixed but little changed in the Asia-Pacific region, while the European benchmark, the Dow Jones Stoxx 600, was hovering around the record high. Benchmark bond yields are slightly softer. The USRead More →

How To Be A Great Investor, Part 6: Update Your Views Effectively

2019-12-21

This article is the sixth in a 10-part series loosely based on Michael J. Mauboussin’s white paper “Thirty Years: Reflections on the Ten Attributes of Great Investors.” See “Part One: Be Numerate,” “Part Two: Understand Value,” “Part Three: Properly Assess Strategy,” “Part Four: Compare Effectively,” and “Part Five: Think Probabilistically”Read More →

December Update: Bloomberg 50 Companies To Watch In 2020

2019-12-01

Foreword Bloomberg Global Data Division Analysts, who track over 2000 companies around the planet, identified 50 “poised to release products or services with blockbuster potential in 2020, as well as ones facing unusual challenges.” The Bloomberg analysts considered revenue growth, margins, market share, debt, and factors such as economic conditionsRead More →

Greece Q4 Update: Recovery Solidifies

2019-11-08

Greece continues to shine in 2019 – a rare bright spot in a Eurozone coming to grips with the need for more potent stimulus and structural reforms. Improving macro data, proactive policy from the New Democracy party and a strengthening financial sector have market participants increasingly bullish on Greece’s long-termRead More →

An Update On U.S. Oil Inventories

2019-10-30

KSA: A lot of work still has to be done. It´s been almost a year since KSA realized they made a mistake by increasing exports and oversupplying the market in 2018. This year´s oil price action is in thrall to last year events. However, KSA was really gone 180 degreesRead More →