Anthony Peters, market strategist at Sol Capital Group
Anthony is from Manchester but was educated in Germany and Switzerland before taking a degree in History and Politics in his home town. He trained in banking in Zurich. Since 1987 he has been back in the City where he worked in fixed income sales. From 2008 until 2015 he was with SwissInvest from where he serviced his institutional clients and provided commentary on markets. He joined Sol Capital Markets as head of strategy in 2016.
Forget the first 100 days of the Trump presidency - not that they will be all that easy to forget - and begin to ask how the world is going to cope with the remaining 1,364 days.
The Nasdaq index both traded and closed above 6,000 points for the first time ever, the S&P closed just seven points below its own record of 2,388.61 and the Dow is, at 20,996.12 so very close to getting back above 21,000 and its own record high close of 21,115.55 achieved on March 1.
I closed yesterday’s column saying better to be a tad long than a tad short on the risk front. Well, was that ever the understatement of the year … to date?