February 27, 2020

This week is a reminder that markets don’t always go up. The big surprise was that it took so long for global markets to wake up to the threat.
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February 13, 2020

The markets are demonstrating impressive resiliency in the face of the coronavirus.  You can’t fight the market but I remain a bit more guarded since this disruption will have to hit profits down the road for some companies.
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January 30, 2020

The market seems to be a bit complacent given the risks of the virus spreading rapidly in China and elsewhere but we need to remain a bit cautious. There is some suspicion that China is downplaying the numbers.
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January 16, 2020

The big news pertaining to global investing is the signing in Washington yesterday of the phase-one “truce” trade deal between America and China.
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January 2, 2020

For the most part, global stock markets performed strongly in 2019. But if you dig a bit deeper, you will see sizable and interesting gaps between countries.
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December 19, 2019

We are so accustomed to looking at stocks and markets day by day that we sometimes miss the big trends as well as opportunities.
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November 21, 2019

The Cabot Global Stocks Explorer portfolio is doing well in 2019 and a number of recommendations have recently surged on the strength of impressive earnings and an improving environment for emerging and international stocks.
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November 7, 2019

Our emerging markets timer strengthened this week as the EEM climbed over 44 today, just short of its high for the year.
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October 24, 2019

The Financial Times this week reported that Beijing is preparing plans to remove Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, whose term is not up until 2022, as anti-government protests in the city intensified.
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September 26, 2019

Our portfolio advanced this week led by India’s ICICI (IBN), which was up 19% on the back of a tax cut and prospects for higher growth.
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August 29, 2019

Hopefully, we can all gain from the growing realization that while America and China will be fierce rivals for some time—they can also benefit from playing some ball with each other.
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August 1, 2019

Emerging and international markets are holding their own as U.S. markets hit new highs in the wake of modest interest rate cuts by the Fed.
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July 18, 2019

Our emerging markets (EEM) signal continues to be positive and right on top of its 20-day moving average as China and other emerging markets are bumping along and lacking a decisive uptrend.
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