TRENDS & TAIL RISKS™

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Lewis Johnson

Lewis Johnson
Co-Chief Investment Officer at Capital Wealth Advisors and author of Trends & Tail Risks.
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Everybody Has a Plan 'Til They Get Punched in the Face

POSTED ON August 22nd - POSTED IN Bonds, Gold, Risk

By Lewis Johnson - CHIEF CONCLUSION Mike Tyson says that everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face. That’s when life gets real and many plans fail. Volatile markets just punched many investors in the[…]

Risk Is Not What They Tell You It Is

POSTED ON August 8th - POSTED IN Bonds, Risk

By Lewis Johnson - CHIEF CONCLUSION Sometimes the strength of the whole can be dependent upon what may seem an unimportant or even paradoxical piece.  Investing can be like that too.  In our opinion, the best[…]

Get Long the Hurricane

By Lewis Johnson - CHIEF CONCLUSION In my opinion, the single toughest challenge in investing is to creatively think about risk management. We seek to balance our goals for long-term growth with the risks we face on[…]

Swing and a Miss

POSTED ON July 11th - POSTED IN Bonds, Bond Market, Gold, Relative Value of Gold (and Credit)

By Lewis Johnson - CHIEF CONCLUSION One of the biggest investment surprises in recent memory has taken place in two important markets over the past year or so: rallies in the price of gold and that of the U.S.[…]

Liquidity Moves Markets

By Lewis Johnson - CHIEF CONCLUSION The Fed is at it again! Not content with its nearly successful attempt six months ago to break the financial world, the Fed is once again fiddling while interest rates burn. Today we[…]

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