On January 9th 2019, we posted a blog with the title, ‘Attention ISA and SIPP Investors! A new bull market may have just begun.’ I can proudly say that we were right on the money because for the year we returned a very respectable 16.5% compared to the FTSE 100’s 12.1%, beating our benchmark by 4.4%.
Tags: Shadow Investment
In our Daily Market Update on Tuesday January 8th 2019, we wrote:
‘Here’s what we noticed that was good and not so good.
We think the bull market that started February 2016 is over. As most investors are aware, the behaviour of the global markets since October 4th have been brutal. Over that period, we’ve seen the NASDAQ Composite plunge 11.4% (Point A). Knowing what we now know, we believe that the correction on the NASDAQ Composite that begun late January and finished early June was what’s known as a late stage faulty base.
The FTSE 100, our benchmark, has annualised 6.2% since its inception 34 years ago1. That tells us that if we can beat the FTSE 100 over the long term, we’re going to be blessed with a reasonable rate of return.
It has been a while since we posted our last blog and so we felt it fitting to get you up to speed with our latest thoughts on the market.
Let’s begin with looking at what we were saying in our Daily Market Update on Thursday April 27th 2017. In that update we said…
Tags: Investment outlook
The market's recent behaviour is bullish and the rebound so far has been powerful. For example, we’ve made a robust 11.3% return over the last three weeks1.
We first ran this article July 22nd 2015 and because it proved so popular amongst the adviser community, we thought it would be a good idea to run it again. Enjoy!
The good news is that markets appear to have bottomed out – recently experiencing ‘multiple’ follow throughs – an indicator we use to help confirm a change of trend from down to up.
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In this series of posts we're looking at how investors can capitalise on the investment opportunity that the next 5-10 years could offer.