Robert is a private trader with over 15 years experience trading the financial markets.

Money Printer
By Robert On Sunday, April 16th, 2023

Signs of an Impending Recession: Commercial Real Estate and Bank Risks

Letter from Palm Valley Capital Management A rapidly growing bank stores most of its capital in government bills. The market price of its shares soars while the money supply expands rapidly. Inflation rages. The More...

ASOS vs Boohoo vs Zalando
By Robert On Thursday, January 12th, 2023

Has the Long-Awaited Rebound Started in the Bombed Out Fashion UK eCommerce Sector?

Has the long-awaited rebound started in the bombed out fashion eCommerce sector, or is this a dead cat bounce? ASOS just released a trading statement today with the following as a summary: Trading Statement – More...

Year 2022 for the Stock Market
By Robert On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023

2022 Chronicles: War, Layoffs, Meltdowns & Famous Deaths

This is a chronicle diary from Himanshu Patil – an active stocks and options trader for the year 2022. 1/4 – $SPX hit All Time Highs to $4818.62 & $AAPL hit All Time Highs to $182.94 1/6 – More...

Berkshire and Munger
By Robert On Monday, January 2nd, 2023

Berkshire has Outperformed the S&P 500 39 Times Out of the Last 58 Years

Happy 99th Birthday to Charlie Munger Congrats to him and Warren Buffett for Berkshire Hathaway outperforming the S&P 500 by more than 20% in 2022 Berkshire has outperformed the S&P 500 39 times out of the More...

Quantitative Easing
By Robert On Friday, December 30th, 2022

Money Printing and Dealing with Inflation! Where to Stop?

Now that Governments have discovered QE (money printing) do we really think they will put this tool back in the box & never use it again? I don’t. Nor does Fed Chairman Powell. As I’ve mentioned More...

Cathie Wood's Ark Invest Fund
By Robert On Wednesday, December 28th, 2022

ARKK: Are Some Investors Finally Losing Faith in Cathie Wood’s ARK?

The story of Cathie Wood and the ARKK fund would present a fascinating study of various types of cognitive bias. Everybody wants a story. It’s kryptonite for humanity. They just don’t stop believin’. She More...

Food and Beverage Industry
By Robert On Monday, December 19th, 2022

Is Freedom of Choice Really an Illusion?

Do we really have a choice? 11 mega-conglomerates and the brands that they own. These companies — Nestlé, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Unilever, Danone, General Mills, Kellogg’s, Mars, Associated British Foods, More...

Retail Industry
By Robert On Monday, December 19th, 2022

Retail Industry Getting Squeezed As Credit Insurers Take Fright!

by Paul Scott A recent Sunday Times article had worrying news in the business section, revealing that a leading trade credit insurance company, Atradius, has cut cover on AO World. It says this could lead to cashflow More...

Inflation and Growth Stocks
By Robert On Monday, December 19th, 2022

Is Slowing Inflation Good News for Growth Stocks?

The Fed is slowing its rate hikes — but investors should hold their horses. The question now is how high rates will have to go before they start coming down again. Satori Fund founder Dan Niles told CNBC last More...

USA Lost Jobs
By Robert On Friday, May 8th, 2020

Historic Collapse in USA Jobs in April!

·         U.S. nonfarm payrolls plummeted by 20.5m in April, largely erasing the 23m gain from the ten-year expansion. The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) estimate of the unemployment rate jumped More...