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Inflation is On the Horizon – Own Cyclical Stocks

The preference here continues to favour cyclical stocks for the “back to normal” trade. That means the likes of auto-related,…

The “Passive Put” and Tesla’s Bitcoin Wildcard

The advice here remains to stick with the “back to normal” trade despite the scare over the mutating virus in…

2020: The Year Bitcoin Became Investable for Institutions

Bitcoin's Coming of Age If 2020 has been the year of Covid-19, it has also been the year of Bitcoin.…

China Still a Manufacturing Powerhouse. Buy the RMB, Sell the Dollar.

The US Dollar Index has over the past week fallen to its lowest level since April 2018. US Dollar Index…

Southern European Stocks Looking Juicy Driven by Gov’t Bond Buying

That a mass roll-out of vaccines is now on the horizon, on a six-month view, remains a reason to stay…

Post-COVID Liftoff: Cyclicals, Gold & Bitcoin

If anybody was in any doubt that cyclical stocks would rally sharply on the re-opening trade, they got the evidence…

China’s Focus on Technology & Domestic Demand

China's 14th Five-Year Plan  While world markets have been focused on the US presidential election, an important event also took…

Fed Addresses “Uneven” Recovery, However the Damage is Already Done

Fed to Remain Dovish: Yield Curve Control  There was an interesting speech made last month by Federal Reserve governor Lael…

The Landscape is Shifting for Chinese Fintech

The US presidential election appears to be finally over. But it remains unclear how the issue of regulation of “Big…