TRENDS & TAIL RISKS™

A monthly publication dedicated to the principle that deeper and broader knowledge drives superior investment results

Risk Management in an Uncertain World: Asset Allocation 1 - Timing Fairy 0

By Lewis Johnson - CHIEF CONCLUSION Last week the equity market suffered the fastest drop ever from an all-time high.  We believe that the violence of this collapse makes a strong case for professional risk management[…]

Tech Valuations Party Like It's 1999

POSTED ON February 20th - POSTED IN Thinking About the Future, technology

By Lewis Johnson - CHIEF CONCLUSION It should come as no surprise to our long-term readers that, when equity valuations become extended in our view, our research team grows more cautious.  Our team finds itself at such[…]

3 Keys to Sell Discipline

POSTED ON February 6th - POSTED IN masters of investing

By Lewis Johnson - CHIEF CONCLUSION Buying an investment may be only half the battle.  What about when to sell?  We think the ability to sell well is one of the rarest and most valuable skills in investing.  Our[…]

4 Investment Lessons from Losing a Hundred Pounds

POSTED ON January 23rd - POSTED IN

By Lewis Johnson - CHIEF CONCLUSION The other day I passed a big milestone, I lost a hundred pounds from my peak weight.  I thought I would take a minute and write about it, because like so many other things in life, I[…]

Identifying a Classic Gone With the Wind

POSTED ON January 9th - POSTED IN Thinking About the Future

By Lewis Johnson - CHIEF CONCLUSION Recognizing a classic investment may be one of the most difficult – and rewarding - challenges in the world of investing.  In our opinion, to successfully do so, first you must[…]

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