Launching The Local Value Strategy [FEATURED]

Rivkin Local’s new Value Portfolio has had an interesting couple of days as many of the companies held in the portfolio reported their annual results. To say the results were a mixed bag would be...

Dow Jones Closes Up

The Dow Jones closed higher overnight although it failed to hold the 25,000 level. General Electric (GE) shares continue their downtrend despite a flat close overnight. GE shares are now down 51...

FOMC Minutes More Hawkish Than Expected

The FOMC released the minutes from its most recently monetary policy meeting early this morning and the consensus appears to be that it is more hawkish than expected. The board noted that strong...

RBA Waiting For Pick Up in Wages Before Hiking Rates

After their long weekend, US stock markets fell on Tuesday with the Dow Jones falling 1.0% and the S&P 500 down 0.6%. The Nasdaq 100 was the outlier, managing to close flat after being higher for...

[WEBINAR] How to master diversification within your investments

Join Global Investment Director Oliver Gordon during this one hour webinar discussing investment diversification in depth. During this webinar recording, Oliver touches on: What does diversificatio...

European Markets Close Lower

US Markets were closed for a public holiday on Monday so it was a fairly quiet night. The DAX index and FTSE 100 were both down around 0.6% with losses accelerating in the afternoon. ASX 200 fut...

Commonwealth's reporting numbers paint a mixed picture

The largest listed ASX company, the Commonwealth Bank (CBA) reported its results recently and they paint mixed picture. On the one hand, CBA saw its cash profit decline 1.9% relative to the prio...

ASX Futures Down Slightly

Major European indices closed higher on Friday with the FTSE 100, DAX and CAC 40 all closing higher. In the US, on the other hand, the two major indices closed flat after a low volatility tradin...

Bond Yield Hold Steady

US stock markets continue their rapid recovery from the sell-off of the prior week. The Dow Jones is now back above 25,000 but is still 5.3% below the peak from late January. Both the Dow and S&...

Stocks Higher Despite Stronger Inflation

The much-anticipated CPI data was released for the US overnight and as portended by the prior week’s wage data, it was higher than expected. This resulted in a sharp spike in bond yields with the...
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