In this issue we discuss 6 Ways to Invest late in a market cycle, explore the past week’s volatility in more detail, and offer two explanations of why the markets fell so far so fast. [maxbutton id=”5″ url=”https://ironbridge360.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/IronBridge-Insights-2018-02-09-1.pdf” text=”View PDF” ] In This Issue: MARKET RECAP: It’s All Phil’s Fault Correlation is not causation. Just […]
What Will be the Effects of the Tax Cut?
What will be the real effects of the new tax legislation? In this issue we discuss what companies may do with the extra funds from the tax cut, look at the announcements made thus far, and take another look at the hot stock market. [maxbutton id=”5″ url=”https://ironbridge360.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/IronBridge-Insights-2018-01-26.pdf” text=”View PDF” ] In This Issue: PORTFOLIO Insights: […]
The Slumber Issue: Investors Asleep at the Wheel, and Don’t Wake Up Rip Van Winkle
We’re not sure if it’s the cold weather, the post-holiday blues, or just too much Federal Reserve eggnog, but the markets are as calm now as at any point in history. In this “Slumber Issue”, we wonder if investors are falling asleep at the wheel, do our best not to wake up Rip Van Winkle, […]
It’s that time of year again…the talking heads and ivory tower financial geniuses all disguise their wild guesses as well thought out analysis as to where markets will be at the end of next year. Without question, there is value in thinking deeply about where markets may be headed. However, we believe that an effective […]
Bitcoin, the Shoeshine Boy, and our Three Pillars of Investing
We discuss the basics of Bitcoin, examine its exuberance, review our three pillars of investing, and look at whether crypto currencies are affecting other areas of the markets. [maxbutton id=”5″ url=”https://ironbridge360.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/IronBridge-Insights-2017-12-01.pdf” text=”View PDF” ] Insights Overview MACRO Insights: What is Bitcoin? The big story over the past few months is the meteoric rise of Bitcoin. […]
Investor Sentiment and the Flaws in Modern Portfolio Theory
We explore Investor Sentiment, look at optimism in late stage bull markets, and discuss the three major flaws of modern portfolio theory. [maxbutton id=”1″ url=”https://ironbridge360.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/IronBridge-Insights-2017-11-10.pdf” text=”Read the PDF” ] Insights Overview Portfolio Insights: The Three Flaws of Modern Portfolio Theory Modern Portfolio Theory is one of the most widely used principles in investing and finance […]
What Does a Market Top Look Like?
We discuss what to look for when a stock market tops, look at the topping processes in 1987, 2000 and 2007, and reveal five ways to avoid the emotional market cycle. [maxbutton id=”1″ url=”https://ironbridge360.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/IronBridge-Insights-2017-10-27.pdf” text=”Read a PDF of the Report” ] Insights Overview Portfolio Insights: 5 Ways to Avoid the Emotional Market Cycle Markets are […]
Cognitive Biases, Earnings Season, and one Very Over-Valued Market
We explore how cognitive biases like Anchoring and Confirmation bias affect predictions, discuss whether earnings are driving the market, and look at valuation levels that are near historical extremes. [maxbutton id=”1″ url=”https://ironbridge360.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/IronBridge-Insights-2017-10-13.pdf” text=”Read the Full Report” ] Insights Overview Macro Insights: It’s Earnings Season: When it comes to earnings, a lot of games can be played. […]