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Thursday, 14 December 2017

Anthony Peters, market strategist at Sol Capital Group' s stories

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    Scary markets

    Ticker | 03 May 2017

    I got a call last evening from Mickey the Guillemot, a retired old bond dog in New York.

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    Breaking up the banks, or not

    Ticker | 02 May 2017

    So there we are; back after a long weekend with the weather patterns to match, which in turn offered up a bit more reading time than had been anticipated. I’m not sure I recognise the same glowing outcome of the first 100 days of the Trump presidency that he himself does and although he might have taken on more business in that period than many, if not most, of his predecessors, meaningful results are few and far between. And then came the one financial markets had been waiting for but, in true Trump s

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    100 days that changed America

    Ticker | 28 April 2017

    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. 

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    Party time or time to be scared, very scared?

    Ticker | 26 April 2017

    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. 

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    Remember, markets are fickle

    Ticker | 25 April 2017

    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? 

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    A relief column

    Ticker | 24 April 2017

    The euro rallied 2% in overnight markets on relief following the first round of the French presidentials. Relief?

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    Testing times

    Ticker | 21 April 2017

    I wonder whether we will be returning on Monday morning and re-writing the wise words of John Maynard Keynes who, having blown most the family fortune in the Crash of ’29, concluded that “Markets can remain irrational for longer than you can remain liquid”. 

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    Tinker, Tailor

    Ticker | 20 April 2017

    I had hoped that some clarity would return to the markets and we could begin to plan our next longer term positioning. 

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    May poll dancing

    Ticker | 19 April 2017

    Now, if ever, is a time when we have to rise above the white noise of the media and do something for which we are supposedly very well paid and that is to think for ourselves. 

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    Lost weekend

    Ticker | 18 April 2017

    The second quarter of 2017 has not really begun particularly auspiciously - how could it with April 1 falling on a Saturday, followed by two weeks of school holidays then the long Easter weekend.