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Nov 28, 2018 | Post by: Roman Chuyan, CFA Comments Off on Model Capital Management named Top-Guns by Informa in Q3-2018

Model Capital Management named Top-Guns by Informa in Q3-2018

  Nov 28, 2018 Model Capital Management LLC (“MCM”), a Boston-based asset management firm, has been awarded a Top-Guns designation by Informa Investment Solutions’ PSN manager database. MCM received this recognition for the following MCM’s strategies, as of the third quarter of 2018: Tactical Income, Tactical Growth Limit-Loss, Tactical 2xGrowth Limit-Loss, American Revival

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Nov 06, 2018 | Post by: Roman Chuyan, CFA Comments Off on Stock Rebound Is In Order

Stock Rebound Is In Order

  I describe some investor fears that triggered the stock market correction and more importantly, why a rebound is in order. Valuation for the S&P 500 has improved, and earnings growth is exceptionally strong, +25% YoY. U.S. economic strength continues – but Europe is slowing rapidly which might be a

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Oct 20, 2018 | Post by: Roman Chuyan, CFA Comments Off on Run Away From Global Stocks

Run Away From Global Stocks

  Global stocks took a dive this year. While the U.S. market is doing Ok, up 5% year-to-date, global equities (the MSCI ACWI ex-US index) plunged 9% this year, and emerging markets crashed 15%: The reason for this global selloff is economic decoupling – deteriorating economies in many parts of the

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Sep 18, 2018 | Post by: Roman Chuyan, CFA Comments Off on Potential Market Catalysts

Potential Market Catalysts

  In this post, I review potential positive catalysts that might push stocks higher in the coming weeks. U.S. Markets, Year-To-Date Sources: Quotemedia, Ycharts. Figures as of 9/14/18 market close. The S&P 500 index consolidated in September around its all-time high after gaining over 3% in both July and August, and

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Sep 07, 2018 | Post by: Roman Chuyan, CFA Comments Off on Model Capital Management named Top-Guns by Informa in Q2-2018

Model Capital Management named Top-Guns by Informa in Q2-2018

  September 7, 2018 Model Capital Management LLC (“MCM”), Boston-based asset management firm, has been awarded a Top-Guns designation by Informa Investment Solutions’ PSN manager database. MCM received this recognition for its Tactical Income strategy (PSN’s 3-Star category) and 2xStocks-Bonds strategy (PSN’s 2-Star category) for the second quarter of 2018. The Top-Guns

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Oct 22, 2017 | Post by: Roman Chuyan, CFA Comments Off on Independence Sentiment Is Rising In Europe

Independence Sentiment Is Rising In Europe

Two years ago Britons expressed their will to exit the EU. Today, it’s Catalonia, Poland and the Czech Republic. Spanish province of Catalonia held independence referendum last month. Despite the police brutality against the referendum supporters, 90% of those who voted supported independence, according to unofficial figures. Mariano Rajoy’s government

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Oct 06, 2017 | Post by: Roman Chuyan, CFA Comments Off on Economic Optimism – But Not Much Else

Economic Optimism – But Not Much Else

Consumer and business sentiment surged since the election, and remained high this year: High confidence is typically followed by high economic activity. Oddly, this has not occurred. The bankers who advise the Federal Reserve board of governors were puzzled earlier in September by a slowing credit demand despite high levels

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Sep 11, 2017 | Post by: Roman Chuyan, CFA Comments Off on More Upside For Stocks

More Upside For Stocks

Our domestic politics weighed on investor confidence last month. It looked as though politicians would use the debt ceiling as leverage in their fight over the budget, which would lead to a government shutdown. Investors were also concerned that North Korea’s aggressive show of force might trigger a U.S. military

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May 16, 2017 | Post by: Roman Chuyan, CFA Comments Off on What Volatility Drain Means To The Market

What Volatility Drain Means To The Market

After a rebound in the second half of April, U.S. equities (+8% year to date) stabilized, while global markets excluding the U.S. continued to push higher, driven by a relief rally in European markets after the French election on May 7th. When the stock market rises, its volatility tends to

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May 02, 2017 | Post by: Roman Chuyan, CFA Comments Off on Earnings Growth Drives Market Upside

Earnings Growth Drives Market Upside

Double-digit earnings growth is fastest since 2011 The Q1-2017 earnings reporting season is well underway. While equity market valuation remains high, profit growth momentum is gathering pace. Blended Q1 earnings growth (actual and estimated) currently stands at 12.5% according to Factset. This is the highest year-over-year earnings growth for the index since

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