Tag Archives: China

August 22

The Jackson Hole Zoo

By David Nelson, CFA CMT Wall Street has always had a passion for animals. Throughout history market and monetary policy sentiment has been represented by all sorts of creatures including bulls, bears, doves, hawks and of course the dreaded black swan. This year the zoo animals have been particularly active. At the start of the […]

April 10

The China Syndrome

By David Nelson, CFA Ukraine – The fight for survival and the horrors of a conflict half a world away hasn’t been lost on equity markets. Stocks were challenged even before the invasion as the Fed was preparing to launch an aggressive policy of raising rates while at the same time reducing a massive balance sheet. […]

March 15

China Shutdown Hits Tech Shares

David talks about sectors that are working in a challenged market

March 04

The Cost of Freedom

By David Nelson, CFA CMT Half a world away freedom is dying tonight. Ukraine citizens represent what America used to be more than a half century ago. I guess the reckless shelling of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Lviv was my breaking point forcing me into a Network Character Howard Beale moment screaming “I’m […]

January 03

2022 KICKOFF!

By David Nelson, CFA CMT 2021 surprised investors delivering a +28.7% return in the face of mounting global and domestic challenges. The more exposure you had to U.S. equity the better the performance. While the broad market provided a relatively smooth ride with low realized volatility, beneath the surface sector and style performance shifts were […]

December 12

China – At your own risk

Dollars Speak – #China continues to be a threat in every sense of the word. #Dalio and #Fink are speaking from their wallets.

December 12

2022 – Big shift in positioning

David joins Bloomberg Canada news team to discuss market outlook for next year.

November 01

What is China Exporting Now?

By David Nelson, CFA CMT Wikipedia refers to Mao Zedong founding father of the People’s Republic of China as one of the most important individuals of the twentieth century. As chairman of the Chinese Communist Party, he established the PRC in 1949 leading a repressive regime where as many as 20 million died during the cultural […]

October 20

The New Cold War!

Taiwan is likely lost already. The political appetite to defend doesn’t exist. The good news is we are starting to bring supply chains home.

September 01

It’s a national security threat

America can’t keep depending on our adversaries like China for mission critical manufacturing needs. It’s not just an economic concern, it’s a national security threat.