June 25, 2019

Giga-Roll


Given the amount of time I’ve spent talking about Tesla (TSLAQ – USA) on this site, I’d be remiss if I didn’t point out that I materially changed my position over the past few days. Back in October of 2018, I felt that shorts were pressing their bets a bit too hard and noted that, “…All evidence seems to show that they’ve used every ... Read More
Categories: Investments
Positions Mentioned: TSLAQ
June 7, 2019

CAD Is “Breaking Out”…


I don’t talk much about currencies on this site, but that doesn’t mean I don’t “play” them. As an equity market participant, I have to figure out which currencies I want my accounts denominated in. The mere fact that your account is denominated in USD on day 1, is the tacit admission that you have a structural view on USD. For this reason, I ... Read More
Categories: Investments
Positions Mentioned: CAD
June 3, 2019

EUR Makes A 2nd Triangle…


Back in January, I wrote that I was short the US Dollar against a basket of currencies. The basic logic was that we were witnessing all sorts of bullish US Dollar events, yet the dollar was acting tired. I know, it’s not the most intellectually pure reason to take a position, but I’ve often found that when good news doesn’t lead to the expected ... Read More
Categories: Investments
Positions Mentioned: EUR
May 30, 2019

Headed To Panama And Recent Podcast


I will be heading to Panama in July to attend an event with my good friends at Obris. Obris (formerly Seraph) is a membership syndicate of high-net-worth investors. I  have attended several of their events over the years (Mongolia, Colombia, Austin) and have always met interesting people while learning something new along the way. I will be speaking at the Panama event and would ... Read More
Categories: Travels
Positions Mentioned:
May 29, 2019

Time To Buy Greece???


In the fall of 2017, I spent 2 wonderful weeks in Greece (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3). I ate great food, drank a bit too much ouzo and saw some wonderful historic sites. I also had a bunch of Greek bankers lie to me about their loan books. It was the full macro-tourist experience and I would highly recommend it to anyone interested ... Read More
Categories: Investments
Positions Mentioned: GREK
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