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Portfolio Concentration

Concentration or portfolio concentration is an important element of investing and has great impact upon investment returns.   Portfolio concentration means that the investment portfolio has a select number of positions and there are not an abundance of investment positions; and there is not wide diversification and each position tends to be a larger percentage of the fund or portfolio.  In contrast, a diversified portfolio has [...]

By |2018-10-16T17:00:53+00:00October 16th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

The World is a Spheroid. Its Global Trading is Flat.

When Steve and I started our first hedge fund in 1994, our hedge fund’s portfolio was almost exclusively U.S. companies with an occasional Canadian company, that often traded in the U.S. If it only traded in Canada, there were instances when it was almost impossible to buy, or at least difficult and time consuming, requiring [...]

By |2018-10-16T17:00:43+00:00September 18th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

Newsletter Volume 1, Issue 4

Volume 1, Issue 4: August 3, 2018 Published Privately to Accredited Investors Only Prior to Filing Form D for 506c with Securities And Exchange Commission MACH 100 LP INVESTMENT RETURN SUMMARY Mach 100 LP Investment Performance Results are presented gross and net. Net results are for an investor since inception, net of 1% management fee and [...]

By |2018-09-10T19:47:09+00:00August 30th, 2018|Unaccredited Newsletters, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Newsletter Volume 1, Issue 3

Volume 1, Issue 3: July 11th, 2018 Published Privately to Accredited Investors Only Prior to Filing Form D for 506c with Securities And Exchange Commission MACH 100 LP INVESTMENT RETURN SUMMARY Mach 100 LP Investment Performance Results are presented gross and net. Net results are for an investor since inception, net of 1% management fee and [...]

By |2018-09-10T19:46:56+00:00August 30th, 2018|Unaccredited Newsletters, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Newsletter Volume 1, Issue 2

Volume 1, Issue 2: June 7, 2018 Written May 18th, 2018 Published Privately to Accredited Investors Only Prior to Filing Form D for 506c with Securities And Exchange Commission   Mach 100 LP Investment Performance Results are presented gross and net. Net results are for an investor since inception, net of 1% management fee and [...]

By |2018-09-10T19:46:46+00:00August 30th, 2018|Unaccredited Newsletters|0 Comments

Time Is Luck but Timing is Not Lucky.

Timing is a critical component of investment performance. For purposes of this blog post, we are speaking about timing in connection with an investment in a publicly traded security or asset, e.g. metals, other commodities, etc.; not broad financial market timing. Timing determines your entry and exit of a position. It has a significant impact [...]

By |2018-07-20T18:42:33+00:00July 20th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

Publicly Born Unicorn

The Unicorns. The companies with billion dollar plus market capitalizations. Some emanate from venture capital financing and begin their publicly traded life with billon dollar valuations and others are publicly “born and bred.” I am speaking about the publicly born and bred unicorns; that were once small (or small cap) public companies and over time [...]

By |2018-06-13T03:34:49+00:00June 12th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

Applying Social Media to Securities Analysis-Bizzare or Useful?

The definition of a Social Sentiment Indicator consists of a measurement of social media, aggregated from various sources (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. and/or any social media platform), that registers positive, negative or neutral feedback, to enable businesses, celebrities, influencers or anyone that has social media followers, to understand their performance, what they are doing [...]

By |2018-06-02T04:01:02+00:00May 24th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

Trading Psychology-The Single Biggest Contributor to Investment Returns

We believe that trading psychology is the single greatest factor determining an investor’s (professional fund manager or individual investor) investment returns. One must possess the right trading psychology (mental and emotional composition) to position the fund or portfolio such that it has the opportunity to be successful in order to drive superior investment returns. Trading [...]

By |2018-06-02T04:01:12+00:00May 7th, 2018|blog|0 Comments