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When the fundamentals (or drugs) dont work

Daniel Weston

Aimed Capital

With the vast majority of the worlds economies showing disappointing, stagnant, weakening fundamental data. The markets boom higher. It is what it is. The current fundamentals don't seem to work. For us anyway! Short commodities, short gold, short stocks has been damaging to the portfolio in recent months as I have explained in previous posts. I believe the stimulus from Central Banks over recent years will just make things worse in the long run. Which are complicating our investment process for now. The beauty of markets is their reflexivity, sometimes the markets will end up driving the fundamentals, other times fundamentals will drive markets. There are opportunities for everyone who is prepared. Risk management is everything. But often gets overlooked when markets are heading in the right direction. I have found investing and trading global markets easier in recent years compared to the last three months, so over the last week I have spent days re-visiting our own risk management framework. Read more... (VIEW LINK)

Daniel Weston
Daniel Weston
Chief Investment Officer
Aimed Capital

Running the Aimed Global Alpha - Macro Hedge Fund. Aussie. Trader. Investor. Coder. Cricketer. Skier. Surfer. Flyer.


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