Category Archives: Value

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An Apple a day keeps the consultants away….

Apple is a phenomenal company. But for active fund managers its newly attained $700 billion market cap presents a number of difficulties. WealthiFi has a few thoughts on this…

February 11th, 2015 by

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Apple creates FedEx overnight…!!!

Wowzers! Apple smashed lots of records last night and investors are using the latest data to assess the “value” they missed in the franchise before the results. Early indications suggest Apple’s market value will rise by $50 billion today….

January 28th, 2015 by

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More capital to follow Twitter than Kim in 2015….

This writer was struck over the Christmas holidays by how many reasonably app savvy and news hungry individuals don’t use Twitter as their primary news feed. I just assumed they did.

January 14th, 2015 by

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Rio Tinto: An unpolished precious asset?

Amid the volatility and falling share prices check out the strength of Rio Tinto. We have a few thoughts and a helpful graphic from our friends at ActivateAlpha….

October 14th, 2014 by

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And now for a little euphoria….

Two little snippets caught the eye today which will fuel either side of the bull-bear debate. First, the Bank of International Settlements(BIS) is expressing some concern about the “euphoric” state of capital markets….

June 30th, 2014 by

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Man Utd or LA Clippers….content is king.

There has been consternation that Microsoft billionaire Steve Ballmer is spending $2 billion to buy the LA Clippers. That’s more than four times the previous record for an NBA franchise.

June 4th, 2014 by

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Charting the amazing volatility of Amazon…

In January Amazon’s market value was approaching $200 billion as one of the biggest franchises on the planet. Its miniscule current earnings were a side-show as expectations soared on its massive capital expansion.

May 1st, 2014 by

Value

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More good news….pension deficits!

Aer Lingus may have its problems negotiating its €700m pension deficit with its work force but for many corporate pension funds rising markets and higher longer term interest rates are working their magic!

February 18th, 2014 by

Value

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Charting fear in emerging markets….

Yep, emerging markets have been a market shock year to date but is it as bad as 2008-2009? Europe growing again, US chugging along and markets quietly recovering their poise.

February 14th, 2014 by

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Ocado delivers food but no profits after 13 years…

Whenever we hear of panic in markets and ominous noises coming down the tracks it’s sometimes worth checking on a few market darlings. Ocado is not one of our darlings which means we’ve been wrong.  

February 4th, 2014 by

Value

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