Tag 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

Value

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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

Value

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Bond market doesn’t believe Austrian bank management…

It’s deja-vu all over again as Yogi Berra would say….but if you’re a CFO of Austrian bank Raiffeisen International you’d say “Despite ongoing speculation, I want to reassure the market that no capital increase is planned”….

January 27th, 2015 by

Financials

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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

Value

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Chart: Apple creates iReland or iWatch?

As Apple cruises above $700 billion in market value it prompts us to look for some perspective rather than at our iWatch.

December 1st, 2014 by

Quality Franchises

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Bank stress tests to trade or invest?

Here we go again. Europe is about to take its latest stab at the quality of assets in its banking system. In the absence of any shocks, savings pools/funds will continue to own shares in this sector… but should they? 

October 24th, 2014 by

Financials

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Trading stat that makes you go hmmmm…..

Yes, we know companies are availing of cheap funding to buy back shares; some might call it smart financial engineering, others might see it as massaging of EPS growth rates and management options packages.

September 18th, 2014 by

Style & Sector Trends

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NASDAQ looking a bit knackered….

We often look to market leadership in the technology and financials sector so as market highs are hit it was striking to see a Bloomberg article highlighting how badly technology stocks are faring right now…

September 18th, 2014 by

Style & Sector Trends

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Headline of the day…..Ireland!

Well, well, well….. the credit slaughterhouse sovereign called Ireland which not long ago went cap in hand to the IMF and Frankfurt for a bailout is now in the happy position where lenders pay them to borrow!

September 5th, 2014 by

Debt

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TESCO: Denial is not an investment strategy….

In numerous meetings in recent weeks the likes of Tesco and adidas came up in discussion. Both have hurt investors hard in recent times and are an interesting insight into investor behaviour….   

September 5th, 2014 by

Behavioural Finance

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