Precious Metals Outlook: Implications of Shanghai Gold Exchanges and Gold Withdrawals

April 16th, 2015

SGE,SGEI,China,India Earlier this month India’s largest manufacturer of jewelry, Rajesh Exports, announced that it is taking an unusual step to secure a long term gold supply for its operations. The company has hired investment bankers to identify assets that could “ensure a reliable and permanent gold supply-line to our company”.  It may spend up to $700 million [...]

Stock Market Strategy: QSEP Rules of Engagement – The 75% vs. 25% Reality

April 10th, 2015

QSEP Art of War – Principles For Successful Investing Markets trend 75% of the time and chop 25% so while chop is the order of the day patience and discipline are the most important tools. Q1 2015 has come to a close and our QSEP  platform led us to keep a significant portion of our portfolio in [...]

Stocks to Watch: Twitter Analysts Worried About Valuation Missing the Big Picture…And Big Stock

March 25th, 2015

Integration With Google Sets Up Twitter For A Strong 2015 (Courtesy of Seeking Alpha) Summary Twitter-Google collaboration can serve as a catalyst to both increase user base growth and further increase monetization. Strong Q4 results have restored trust in management, easing future sell-offs following potential disappointments. Increased efficiency in monetization provides a cushion if user [...]

Stock Market Strategy: IEA Report Suggests Oil Weakness Far From Over

March 13th, 2015

Oil Head Fake: Late Jan. Early Fed Rally Not Sustainable Highlights (13 March 2015) Crude oil prices stabilised following early-February gains, with ICE Brent rising more than NYMEX WTI which was weighed down by swelling US stockpiles. At the time of writing, Brent was trading at around $58/bbl – up nearly 30% from a six-year [...]

Stock Market Strategy: Twitter Ad Dollars Rolling In

March 12th, 2015

TWTR Twitter: ‘Big pick up’ in ad dollars going to TWTR this quarter; Buy — Axiom Capital (46.27 )   Axiom Capital remains at Buy on TWTR shares, noting their checks with co’s marketing partner, Ampush, firm learned that they are seeing a “big pick-up” in advertising dollars going to co in 1Q15. They were [...]

Stock Market Strategy: QSEP Rules of Engagement – Supporting Alpha

March 9th, 2015

QSEP Art of War – Principles For Successful Investing Every investor must identify what it is about their strategy that creates Alpha and then make sure all decisions made going forward support and improve that key Alpha generator. In order to fully comprehend this principle one must begin with a strategy that was, in fact, [...]

Credit Update: A Credit Market “Red Flag”

February 3rd, 2015

Credit Guru MJ, M.S. Howells & Co. Market Strategy   FED’s attempt to take bank underwriting pen away from banks is working, a development that could have broad implications for US growth in 2016  Despite the rally in US Equities to end 2014, the ability to transfer economic benefits to equity holders from creditors [...]

Stock Market Strategy: RCM Partner Jan. 2015 Letter (Redacted)

February 2nd, 2015

24/7 Rosenthal Research & QSEP Last summer we called your attention to our interest in the shares of Inf…. (IN..). Last fall we elevated the shares to our top position (15+%) as we believed the company’s technology had matured to the point of placing the company on the threshold of explosive growth beyond the recognition [...]

Stock Market Strategy: The Launch of A New Quantitative Fund Compass Rose-RCM

January 14th, 2015

Jan.1 2015 Marks the Rise of our Quant Fund, Compass Rose-RCM, using our Proprietary QSEP Algorithm Our QSEP platform (Quantitative Systematic Execution Protocol) represents the culmination of 2 years worth of  tireless research, late night coding sessions and the synthesis of a combined 75+ years of investing experience. The result, a system designed to outperform annual [...]

Credit to Equity: Credit Struggling to confirming Equity Rally This Morning

January 13th, 2015

Courtesy of MJ the Credit Guru at MS Howells The strength of this morning’s equity market open was never truly reflected in the US credit markets. We have argued that the recent equity market highs have not been corroborated with anything close to an equally bullish credit market. This makes us hesitant to believe that [...]