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360 Insights

  • Three Principles for a Better Portfolio

    Read as PDFPrint this ReportMarkets are full of surprises. We have seen plenty over past the week, and even more over the past few years. Should we be surprised though? We discuss three principles to help improve portfolio construction to help deal with the inevitable surprises that will occur as investors. Market Microscope Use Principles...

  • Trade Tariffs Sink Markets…Again

    Read as PDFPrint this ReportMajor stock indexes fell over 2% on Monday, May 13th. While the majority of our indicators are still showing signs of strength, various measures of market health are signalling the potential for a change of trend from the strong upward moves so far this year. Last week, our proprietary signals moved...

  • Yes Dear

    Read as PDFPrint this ReportThe past six months have been good and bad to both bulls and bears. Bullish investors have participated in an amazingly strong 2019, but had to tolerate a loss of over 20% of their capital in Q4. While bearish investors were feeling great around Christmas, only to see their pessimism crushed...

  • We Were Inverted

    Read as PDFPrint this ReportOver the past week, parts of the yield curve have inverted for the first time since prior to the ’08 financial crisis. Many investors view an inverted yield curve as one of the first indications that the economy is entering into a recession. While it does have some historical importance, the...

  • Cycles & Anniversaries

    Read as PDFPrint this ReportKnowing where you are within an economic, investment, or social cycle may be the single most important factor in making an investment decision. History is rife with examples of cycle extremes, both on the upside and on the downside, offering excellent corollaries to today’s cycle environment. We should adjust our thinking...

  • Cyborgs & Recessions

    Read as PDFPrint this Report With rapid advancements in technology computing power, we now have access to information that was once unfathomable. But having information and properly using information are two very different things. A successful investment strategy must combine the benefits of both humans and machines. Numerous economic indicators are flashing warning signs. Most...