Riding the Waves – Q2 2014 Letter

Posted on Thursday, July 10th, 2014

I think we aspire less to foresee the future and more to be a great contingency planner… you can respond very fast to what’s happening because you thought through all the possibilities, – Lloyd  Blankfein For years our mantra has been – build investing scenarios and trade accordingly. It is akin to the Boy Scout read more.

Inflation and Volatility Making a Comeback?

Posted on Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

We have been saying for the past couple of weeks that volatility has been nonexistent and is due for a comeback. By way of none other than Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs, here is his take on the lack of volatility. While stock market volatility has dropped to a seven-year low as major indexes read more.

Fed Concerns and Market Melt Up

Posted on Thursday, June 5th, 2014

The last two weeks we have pointed to the preponderance of Federal Reserve officials out and about warning about complacency from investors and the lack of volatility in the marketplace. Even bankers from Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and JPMorgan have complained that the lack of volatility is hurting their business. Jon Hilsenrath is considered to be read more.