Trade opportunities

Trade opportunities

Comparisons to the GFC

Comparisons to the GFC – are we in the value zone and what are the opportunities? The speed and depth of the crash in risk markets over the last 2-3 weeks has surprised almost all market participants. This time was indeed different as it was triggered by a health issue, which we are all aware of, but was quickly followed by an oil price shock caused by the decision from Saudi Arabia and Russia not to co-operate and maintain oil prices by limiting supply

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Jon Sheridan's $1m portfolio update

Despite upsizing the EQM position relative to the Rackspace holding, the portfolio is still sitting on about 3% cash (at a zero assumed return). I am willing to forego this return for the extra flexibility it affords me with prospective new issues given the strong income return from the portfolio.

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