TRENDS & TAIL RISKS™

A bi-weekly publication dedicated to the principle that deeper and broader knowledge drives superior investment results

On Your Team

By Lewis Johnson - CHIEF CONCLUSION When it comes to investing, it’s easy to get lost in the details of analysis and strategy while forgetting the noble purpose to which all its efforts are truly dedicated: helping[…]

The Gold Analyst, Loneliest Guy in Town

POSTED ON January 10th - POSTED IN Relative Value of Gold (and Credit), Gold

By Lewis Johnson - CHIEF CONCLUSION What we believe to be the biggest change in decades is underway in monetary policy, which is creating new winners and losers in the markets. Central banks are selling hundreds of[…]

Not Even Wrong

POSTED ON December 27th - POSTED IN Cycles, Indicators

By Lewis Johnson - CHIEF CONCLUSION The Fed is overtightening. It is advancing interest rates at a faster pace than that currently priced into the market. The stock market’s recent plunge, the worst December[…]

Skate Where the Puck's Going, Not Where It's Been

POSTED ON December 13th - POSTED IN Cycles, Indicators

By Lewis Johnson - CHIEF CONCLUSION Markets are rightly focused on the future, on where the puck is going, not on where the puck has been.  We try to direct our portfolios to where the puck is going through our[…]

The Difference Between Brains and a Bull Market

POSTED ON November 29th - POSTED IN Cycles, Indicators

By Lewis Johnson - CHIEF CONCLUSION Coach Nick Saban’s success at the University of Alabama shows that disciplined processes win championships. In our opinion, investing is no different.  Investment returns are[…]

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