Q3 2019 Commentary

Q3 2019 Commentary Cheap Money, Expensive Storage Earlier in the week various users found a glitch in Robinhood, the stock trading app for millennials, that allowed them to trade stocks with...

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September 2019

Dear Fintax Investor, Last month, the Fintax Funds delivered +3.3% (Growth) and +2.2% (Balanced), relative to +3.7% for the MSCI All Countries World Index (ACWI) and -1.3% for the ICE BofAML Global...

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Robin Hoodwinked

Robin Hood steals from the rich and gives to the poor. Robinhood levies hidden charges on the masses to get rich. Robinhood is a fintech company that has become extremely popular with younger stock...

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August 2019

Dear Fintax Investor, Last month the Fintax Funds declined 5.0% (Growth) and 3.3% (Balanced) relative to -3.7% for the MSCI All Countries World Index (ACWI) and +2.6% for the BofAML Global Broad...

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Don’t Focus on Short-Term Hocus Pocus

Myopia – or more commonly known as short-sightedness – has been the cause of many people’s frustration. Sixty years ago, 10-20% of the Chinese population was short-sighted. Today, up to...

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July 2019

Dear Fintax Investor, Last month the Fintax Funds delivered 1.1% (Growth) and 0.8% (Balanced) relative to 1.2% for the MSCI All Countries World Index (ACWI) and 0% for the BofAML Global Broad Market...

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The Deepfake Headache

Technology is impacting the world in new ways. One of the ways in which it is impacting every person on earth is through its use in telling stories in the political arena.   The first real...

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FANG – Full Steam Ahead!

Whilst investors in equity markets experienced large declines in 2018, thus far in 2019, returns to both equity and fixed income investors have been more favourable. Returns have, for the most part,...

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June 2019

Dear Fintax Investor, Last month markets rebounded with the MSCI ACWI delivering 6.55%. The Fintax Funds delivered 3.61% (Growth) and 3.37% (Balanced) bringing their year-to-date returns to 12.85%...

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What is FOMO? Fear of Missing Out

The ‘’Rabbit’’ sculpture by artist Jeff Koons recently sold for a record $91m. It’s been called “…one of the most iconic works of 20th-century art”. A phrase coined by auction house Christie’s. The...

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