Category: Evolution Long/Short

Q1 2022 Essex Exchange

The bad news finally overwhelmed the optimism of US investors during the first quarter of 2022 with the S&P 500 Stock Index de-clining 4.6%. Remarkably, this was only the fourth quarterly decline in the broad stock market averages in the past five years and the seventh such quarterly decline in the last 40 quarters. Much worse than expected inflation...Click Here... Read more ›

Buybacks & ETFs: The Passive Bubble

Perusing my charts over the weekend, it dawned on me that two current market phenomena are coming to a head →Buybacks & ETFs. Both are very prominent trends that have created a powerful feedback loop which I believe has a myriad of implications for the current market structure. So, let’s dive in! Historically, stock buybacks were shunned because firms feared... Read more ›