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Learn about "Lazy investing" and the Scott Burns “Couch Potato Portfolio”

Scott Burns investment approach can be summarized in 2 words: simplicity and low cost. And guess what? It worked! Over the last 10 years, the portfolio obtained an annualized return of 9.41% with limited drawdown*.

Bonds

Learn about the next big short for hedge funds: the debt of empty US Hotels

After betting against America’s malls, hedge funds are shifting their attention to another distressed asset – the debt of empty hotels.  

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US Treasury: the moment of truth?

On Thursday, the US government faced lacklustre demand for its latest record auction of long-dated Treasury bonds, marking one of its first mis-steps in funding historic spending packages passed by US legislators since March. In this post, we ...

12 August 2020
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NetEase earnings, jobless claims & debt auctions

Looking at the day ahead I’m watching earnings from NetEase and TUI - as well as US jobless claims and the third big day of US debt auctions.

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Trump’s executive orders provide pandemic (& investor) relief

Stocks are higher and yields are flat on Monday in response to US President Trump issuing executive orders to extend economic relief to Americans.

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Gold over $2000

The spot price of gold has soared above the 2k milestone, reaching a new all-time high of $2040. Can the upwards momentum continue?

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