Welcome to Asset Class Trading. In this blog, I’ll explore and develop my thoughts on what works in trading, generating alpha and investing in general. I’ve been trading asset classes for the past 20 years for myself personally, and since 2001 as a portfolio manager of an active global tactical asset allocation strategy that specializes in trading asset classes. 

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Recent Blog Posts

Two Unappreciated Compelling Reasons to Own Gold in the 2020s

Executive Summary There are many smart investors who’ve taken a shining to gold in recent years. Their reasons are many, including negative real interest rates around the world, central bank buying, and rapidly rising production costs. In addition, gold can provide...

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Asset-Class Value Traps and Catalysts to Avoid Them

Executive Summary In the last of our asset-class valuation series, I discuss costly value traps that can derail even the best-reasoned asset-class value themes. A lot can go wrong when you bet on value. In particular, an asset class that appears to be an excellent...

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Compelling Value

Executive Summary Asset classes trading significantly below intrinsic value occur infrequently, perhaps once every 10-20 years per asset class. We need to accept that asset pricing (for long hold periods) is rational and correct most the time, and that cheap asset...

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