Retail has always been a seasonal business and most consumer companies live and die based on their performance during the holiday shopping season. Last year, as Cyber Monday overtook Black Friday as the preferred holiday shopping date and venue, a number of themes have emerged that reflect the ongoing evolution of today’s consumer. Our interview with Consumer analyst, Dave Schiminger, provides insight about the significant shift in the way people spend money.
After a long and contentious election cycle, Donald Trump claimed victory Tuesday night, marking the return of the Republican Party to the highest political office. President-Elect Trump ran a campaign that emphasized his “outsider” status, stressing the fact that he was not a traditional candidate.
In addition to our two internally-managed closed-end funds (NYSE: ADX and PEO), we also sub-advise a U.S. small cap fund for European and Asian investors for UBP Asset Management (Europe). Our CEO, Mark Stoeckle, explains how the fund came to be and how our long history of helping investors reach their goals informs its investment approach.
We believe the new and evolving capabilities available through the cloud should provide investment opportunities for years to come. Click below to read our latest Insight focused on understanding the benefits and potential of cloud computing.
There are many reasons to be bullish about natural resources, and we think Lucas White and Jeremy Grantham of GMO captured the best of them in this recent white paper. The thoughts and opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the authors. Click below to read.