Markets

LATEST POSTS

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....

The beauty of uncorrelated returns

Which is better - to invest in an expensive stock and/or bond market and be subject to its volatility and 'hope' that they keep...

Success at last

After a month or two of negotiations with one of our preferred private banks, we have achieved what can only be described as an...

Ending Poverty by Creating Shared Prosperity

This week I spent a day at the ‘ASEAN Solidarity to End Poverty by Creating Shared Prosperity' summit, organised by Gawad Kalinga (GK), and kindly hosted by Tan...

Clients want and deserve a better deal

A friend recently approached me for an unbiased assessment of a product that his bank had suggested he should invest in.We are very happy...

The best investment you can make to create a sustainable future? – part 3

It’s been a busy week - after 4 islands, 4 flights, 4 ferries and numerous taxi rides, we have seen a tiny fraction of...

Are hedge funds still worth considering?

I was recently asked by a friend if hedge funds still had any place in a portfolio. The question doesn’t surprise me given the...

The Land of Smiles

The color is slowly coming back to Bangkok.After the widely beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s demise in October 2016, Thailand went into a period of...
27FollowersFollow

FLASH MARKET UPDATES

MUST READ

Market Heat Maps