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On Ups And Downs In Volatile Markets

By: Spencer Israel Call it human nature, or call it people trying to do their best Mark Haines impression. But for whatever reason, everybody wants to be the one to call the bottom.  Last week, as Bill Ackman’s emotional appearance on CNBC coincided with a new low for the day, the “Ackman Bottom” was coined.. Read more

The IPOX® Week, March 23, 2020

IPOX® International (ETF: FPX) outperforms as IPOX Europe (IXTE) gains. Another rough week for U.S. equities. Amid huge moves in global equity indexes spreads, IPOX Global Alternative Strategy soars +4.47% +25.39% YTD. IPO Deal-flow Review & Outlook: Asset Manager Ninety One (N91 LN) completes London Spin-off. Hong Kong awaits hot InnoCare Pharma (9969 HK) IPO... Read more

Putting Last Week’s Historic Volatility Into Perspective

By: Spencer Israel There is a quote widely attributed to Vladimir Lenin: “There are decades where nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades happen.” Last week was one of those weeks where decades happened. Near-unprecedented volatility in stocks, a historic move in oil, and the total shutdowns of major industries global economies have put.. Read more

The IPOX® Week, March 16, 2020

IPOX Indexes fall with markets. IPOX 100 U.S. (ETF: FPX) suffers 3rd largest weekly decline since 1990; closes well above December 2018 lows. Amid turmoil, IPOX Global Alternative strategy shines. IPO Deal-flow Review & Outlook: New IPOs tumble over COVID-19 market turmoil. Investec’s asset management unit Ninety One proceeds with London offer. IPOX Indexes fall.. Read more

Lessons In A Bear Market

By: Spencer Israel When the dust eventually clears and the world begins to move on from its current pandemic-induced state of panic and fear, market historians will look back at March 11, 2020, as one of the most significant dates of this entire crisis. That was the day that the first of the large cap.. Read more

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