Feb 16, 2016
Fund managers continued to raise cash amid recent volatility in global stock, bond, currency and commodity markets in recent weeks.
The rush into safety could mean it’s near time to step in and buy some beaten-down stocks, according to Bank of Ameri…
Jan 7, 2016
Investors should be holding cash, expect volatility and be wary of a continued slide in risky assets such as stocks.
That’s the prescription from Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s strategist Michael Hartnett. He says that a spate of weak manufacturing…
Jan 4, 2016
This article is an excerpt from a previously released Sidoxia Capital Management complementary newsletter (January 4, 2016). Subscribe on the right side of the page for the complete text. Did you enjoy your New Year’s festivities? If you were like me and ate excessively and drank too much egg nog, you may have decided along the […]
Dec 2, 2015
Banknote printer De La Rue is cutting its output by a quarter amid a global glut. Denmark, Nigeria, Ireland and Swedish supergroup Abba are all chipping away at the status of cash. Yet growth in…
Oct 2, 2015
While some investors have used the recent volatility as a buying opportunity, others are looking for safe haven. According to the American Association of Individual Investors, the levels of cash in investor portfolios rose in September to their highest…
Jan 4, 2014
This article is an excerpt from a previously released Sidoxia Capital Management complementary newsletter (January 2, 2014). Subscribe on the right side of the page for the complete text. Skiing, or snowboarding in my case, is a lot like investing in the stock market…a bumpy ride. Snow, wind, ice, and moguls are common for seasoned skiers, […
Dec 5, 2013
Lots of economists have talked about the deleveraging of the consumer and how it has slowed down the economy. Consumers are reducing their debt loads, perhaps because they are uncertain about the future.
Aug 5, 2013
Still think that investors don’t need a financial advisor? Ask the average person for the best investment for a long-term goal, and you’ll get an answer that will stupefy a financial planner: cash. Cash was king for long-term investment goals, according to a survey by Bankrate.com –
Jul 4, 2013
By Chuck Carnevale:
Editors’ Note: This article covers a micro-cap stock. Please be aware of the risks associated with these stocks.
Introduction to the Industrial Sector
The Industrial sector is primarily comprised of companies that produce goods used in construc…
May 19, 2013
Corporate treasurers’ risk tolerance remains low as they prefer to hold record amounts of cash on their balance sheets.Source: JPMorganThis is taking place at the time when companies have issued record amounts of debt to take advantage of ridiculously low rates. Increasingly however the proceeds of those bond sales and other borrowings sit in cash. T…
Feb 28, 2013
When it comes to retirement, you want your portfolio to last at least as long as you do. From BlackRock comes a useful table for estimating how long your portfolio will last, given return and withdrawal rate assumptions:
Feb 12, 2013
The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.
Issuing preferred shares that pay a big dividend may not be the best use of Apple’s more than $137 billion of cash and liquid inves…
Jan 31, 2013
Jeff Erber and Grey Owl Capital are out with their fourth quarter letter to investors. In it, they highlight how they started to move more cash into equities in Q4 and have continued to do so in 2013. This led to an interesting discussion about how they view cash as a component of their portfolio which we wanted to draw atte…