The Type 2 Investor
We publish a monthly newsletter to update our clients on market activity over the preceding month, provide commentary on whatever we find relevant or interesting, and offer our outlook for investments.
October 2017 – I talk about two new ways to invest — ICOs and equity crowdfunding — and recommend watching a 4-hour dick joke.
September 2017 – I hand the newsletter over to my intern, Jason, and recommend watching Last Man Standing.
August 2017 – I explore one of my favorite summer pastimes (checking in on Chicago’s pensions) and recommend watching Ozark.
July 2017 – I try to explain Bitcoin and recommend watching Patriot.
June 2017 – Ghost malls, an update to our investment strategy, and The Last Kingdom.
May 2017 – The only credit card you need, teacher’s pet wins French election, and Catastrophe.
April 2017 – Peak auto and Lemony Snicket.
March 2017 – Things Snapchat is worth more than and the Ides sheep.
February 2017 – I talk about Carl’s Jr. and the Fiduciary Rule. I also recommend The OA.
January 2017 – I review the 2016 predictions I got wrong, those I got right, and foolishly make some more for 2017. I also recommend something to watch on HBO.
December 2016 – I write a poem about the election, herald the return of diversification, talk about what’s cooking in Italy, and recommend something to watch on Netflix.
November 2016 – Buckle up, buckaroos! We look at who the market thinks will win the presidency, how the Brexit vote may be a harbinger for Trump, and what will happen if he actually wins this thing.
October 2016 – The Bank of Japan is buying everything, Deutsche Bank is beginning to look a lot like Lehman Brothers, and we cut equities for a third time this year.
September 2016 – We fantasize about football and turn it into yet another analogy for investing.
August 2016 – I draw parallels between my condo buying experience and the stock market.
July 2016 – We talk a lot about Brexit and not much else.
June 2016 – We take a look at the dismal jobs report, explain why we see predict inflation will heat up, and make a Banarama reference.
May 2016 – We finally give a name to the newsletter, discuss how share buybacks are propping up the stock market in the face of weak earnings, and fill you in on a tactical shift in our asset allocation strategy.
Newsletter 1Q16 – We recap a not-so-boring quarter, look into what the Saudis are up to, and explain what negative interest rates are.
Newsletter 4Q15 – The year in review; Fed finally raises rates; what’s going on with oil; and the nature of junk bonds.
Newsletter 3Q15 – Market correction finally happens; why it’s China’s fault; oil prices find a bottom; and the Fed stands pat.
Newsletter 2Q15 – Greece crisis comes to a head; Venezuela’s currency collapses; Puerto Rico in trouble; China’s imploding stock market; and the strength of the US economy.
Newsletter 1Q15 – A brief look at topics including Greece, the imminent rise in interest rates, the strength of the US Dollar, and the potential for a crisis in the emerging market world.