Tag Archives: Positioning

C1 Financial: Excellent Risk Management, Defensive Positioning To Rising Rates, And Innovation Make This An IPO To Own

By Dallas Salazar: I first heard about C1 Financial (NYSE:BNK) in early 2012 when the bank, which had just changed its name and was looking to make a splash regionally, ran a promotion where it gave any personal depositor willing … Continue reading

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US positioning forces for possible action against Syria – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk US positioning forces for possible action against SyriaTelegraph.co.ukAmid calls for military intervention after the Syrian regime carried out an alleged chemical weapons attack this week, US commanders have prepared a range of "options" for Mr Obama if he chooses … Continue reading

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Amkor Technology: Dirt Cheap With Significant Growth Drivers And Strong Competitive Positioning

By Ashraf Eassa: The most rewarding opportunities in the equity markets are those that are cheap, under-followed and under-loved, and have clear catalysts on the horizon. I believe that Amkor Technology (AMKR), which trades at a mere 3.0x EV/EBITDA, represents … Continue reading

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Currency Positioning: It Is Not About The Dollar

By Marc Chandler: The yen has replaced the dollar as the key fulcrum in the foreign exchange market presently. The yen bears have been frustrated by a series of developments. They were unpleasantly surprised by news that the Japanese themselves … Continue reading

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Natural Gas Gains May Evaporate In The Summer Heat: Positioning For The Long Term

By Bard Luippold: “If I were one of these crazy hedge fund guys, with the slick haircuts and fancy shoes and racing stripe shirts, the trade I’d put on is 10-times-leveraged natural gas long versus 10-times short Apple (AAPL).” – … Continue reading

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Positioning For 2012: Looking Beyond The U.S. For Equity, Fixed Income Exposure

By Roger Nusbaum: This is the first piece in our Positioning for 2012 series. Readers can find all of Seeking Alpha’s 2012 outlook articles here. Roger Nusbaum is an Arizona-based financial advisor at Your Source Financial who builds and manages … Continue reading

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Positioning Your Equity Portfolio For High Yield With Moderate Risk, Part V

By Monty Spivak: This will probably be the most controversial part of the strategy, and was the most difficult one to write. Part 4 provided a group of investments to achieve our current high yield-on-investment with moderate risk strategy. Given … Continue reading

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Positioning Your Equity Portfolio For High Yield With Moderate Risk, Part IV

By Monty Spivak: In previous articles, here, here and here, we looked at holding many more securities, with high yields, to improve the return and risk profile of your portfolio. Now we will examine which investment domains provide the high … Continue reading

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Positioning Your Equity Portfolio For High Yield With Moderate Risk, Part II

By Monty Spivak: We established the assumptions for the economic environment and examined the baseline dividend-growth model in Part 1. The conclusion is that we are not on a course of high growth and good economic times. As well, the … Continue reading

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Positioning Your Equity Portfolio For High Yield With Moderate Risk

By Monty Spivak: Although high-yield is typically associated with high-risk, this series of articles will propose an approach to moderate the risk component. In the series, I will suggest that income investors should buy small amounts of many, higher-current-yield, smaller-cap … Continue reading

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