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Views from the Investment Guru

Everybody loves to hear what Jim Rogers has to say about the financial markets. We love his straight up opinion and directness. He has...

Implications of a new Fed Chair

There has been a lot of focus recently on the potential changes Trump's pick for Fed Chair (Jerome Powell) will bring to the Fed...

CIO 2018 Outlook

I attended the Asian Private Banker – High Conviction: Investment Ideas & Themes 2018 – last night in Singapore.CIOs from six of the larger...

Understand the risks before you play

It’s often difficult to have meaningful discussions with investors in the current financial market. Mention target returns of 8% with a Sharpe of over...

Flexibility & Competence – key to being a game changer

We were recently approached by a prospective client who wanted to ‘trial’ our offering. Starting off with a small advisory account, with the intention...

Hendry’s ‘Great Inflation’ part II

The news of the week in hedge fund world, was that Hugh Hendry is closing his Eclectica fund.For those that don’t know of Hugh,...

Importance of legacy planning

‘He who fails to plan, is planning to fail’ – ChurchillWhen I started writing this post a while back, I was initially focused on...

Potential Leverage Pitfalls

In a post a few weeks back, I mentioned a friend whose bank recommended he lever up 100% to invest in a bond fund....

Bitcoin: would we invest?

Bitcoin is catching a lot of media attention, what with it recently reaching record highs of around USD2,900. There are both bulls and bears...

A Visit to Ynsect in France

At MarcWhittaker we strive to find new investment opportunities that are off the beaten track and are aligned with our principles of uncorrelated returns....
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