The noise surrounding Tesla Inc. and its prospects has reached a crescendo and will die down with the successful execution of its business plan. It reminds us of the “Fake News” term coined by President Trump. Investors need to turn-off the business news channels, ignore the clamour and devote time to more fruitful pursuits. The economy and most corporations are in good shape. Although markets will be volatile, we believe that a diversified portfolio and some opportunistic trading will add significant value over 3-5 years.
By 2019, we expect interest rates in the U.S. to rise more than currently anticipated by market participants. We are therefore, overweight U.S. Financials in our balanced and equity growth strategies.
Home Capital Group is trying to right the ship. While encouraging, the road to rehabilitation is long and bumpy.
Our view has become more hopeful based on the terms obtained by Equitable Bank for its line of credit. Home Capital Group should be able to get better terms too. Current terms are onerous. Nonetheless, we remain sellers.
Although the stock price of Home Capital Group rebounded yesterday, it is a dead cat bounce. HCG is headed to penny stock status.
Demonetisation of 86% of India’s currency has thrown the Indian economy into a tailspin. We discuss the ramifications.
An audacious President-elect has done what the collective might of central bankers from G-7 couldn’t do. ANTYA highlights eight things to watch out for in 2017. Our view is that the S&P/TSX Composite will struggle in 2017.
ANTYA’s benchmark allocation to Canadian equities is 20%. Given global economic and political uncertainty, negative yields on approximately $10 trillion of global debt securities, expected benefits to Canada of Brexit, and in our view the relative undervaluation of TSX 60 vis-à-vis the HPI, we …..
ANTYA reminds Canadians that a faltering residential property market will have wide ranging repercussions, including lower prospective total returns for all asset classes in Canada.
Geo-political risks are elevated across the globe. We are increasing our allocation to Canadian assets. We see the C$ gaining strength and interest rates in Canada staying lower for longer.
The world keeps on stumbling from one crisis to another. United Kingdom’s decision to quit the EU adds another dimension to the negative interest rate world that we live in. Stay Conservative. Stay Alive. Live to Fight Another Day !
ANTYA High Inpact Portfolios
All portfolios will be backed by in-depth research and monitored regularly to ensure risk-return characteristics are aligned with portfolio plan. All clients will have access to the same return/reward opportunities for each category of portfolio at any point in time. Any change made to the portfolio will be reflected in all portfolios at the same time.
ANTYA Sleep Easy Income Portfolio (“ASEIP”)
The Sleep Easy Income Portfolio is designed to provide an excess return of 3.5% over the 5 year Government of Canada bond, which is currently yielding close to 0.6%. Therefore, the target return for ASEIP is currently expected to be 4%. The actual return of the portfolio can significantly differ from target return. ANTYA is not promising a guaranteed return of 4% under any circumstances. No leverage will be employed in managing the ASEIP. Derivatives will not be used in managing ASEIP.
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ANTYA 20/20 Growth Portfolio (“20/20”)
ANTYA Global Growth Portfolio is designed to provide a targeted annual return of 9%, which is currently a premium of approximately 8.5% to 5 year Government of Canada bonds, without any leverage or any derivative exposure. ANTYA is not guaranteeing any return to its investors under any circumstance. Investors choosing the 20/20 option will have access to a portfolio carefully curated from amongst all securities – stocks and/or ETFs that trade in the U.S. and in Canada.
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ANTYA PIVOT – The Balanced Portfolio (“PIVOT”)
ANTYA PIVOT, is designed to provide a targeted annual return of 5%-7%, which is currently a premium of approximately 4.5%-6.5% to 5 year Government of Canada bonds, without any leverage or any derivative exposure. Investors choosing ABP will have access to a portfolio carefully curated from amongst all securities that trade in the U.S. and in Canada. ANTYA is not guaranteeing any return to its investors under any circumstance.
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