In the popular 90s video game Tomb Raider, Angelina Jolie’s alias Lara Croft traversed the world, opening chests and crypts and looking for different but complementary treasures. Multi-factor investing isn’t wildly different, but all that glitters is not gold…
The technology sector will no doubt continue to face challenges as the world adjusts to the disruption it is causing. But the sheer potency and variety of its investment themes means we believe the outlook remains decidedly rosy.
Despite its ubiquity, digital technology has only just begun to penetrate industries
Chinese telecom providers are building goodwill with consumers alongside profits by offering faster connection speeds and lower prices. But what's the difference in mobile phone spend between developed and emerging markets?
We expect the market and macroeconomic environment this year to be determined by the degree to which tightening financial conditions impact heavily indebted borrowers.
Will 2019 be the year the US finally decides to repair its crumbling infrastructure? Probably not. Nevertheless, in the Asset Allocation team we have bought a basket of stocks that are exposed to US public infrastructure spending. Confused? Let me explain.
A sharp slowdown in US earnings growth looks likely next year. Perhaps the more important question to answer is where will S&P 500 earnings growth settle after the effect of tax reform, fiscal stimulus and oil price movements drops out?