Market Analysis

Long-Haul Short

Raphael Fiorentino
Raphael Fiorentino
26th September 2019 - 2 min read

Thomas Cook is the biggest 2019 year to date contributor to Butterwire’s global index of short candidates. We retrace the nature and timing of insights provided on TCG over the past two years to illustrate the platform’s stock snapshot history feature.

Under the hood of Butterwire’s Digital Alpha Engine

Raphael Fiorentino
Raphael Fiorentino
23rd September 2019 - 5 min read

All the factors behind Butterwire’s computation of Fundamental (ie. Base) Scores are now available in the stock snapshot of any individual equity. We use our note on 3M’s profit warning last April to illustrate this new feature in the context of Butterwire’s overall research contribution.

Go Bottom-Fishing Like It’s 2016 Again?

Raphael Fiorentino
Raphael Fiorentino
20th September 2019 - 2 min read

The Feb-16 to Jul-16 period was the last time that “Recovery” stocks outperformed the market (and spectacularly so). Until now.

Butterwire Performance 2019 Year-To-Date: Long-Short Spread Well Into Double-Digits

Raphael Fiorentino
Raphael Fiorentino
15th August 2019 - 2 min read

Butterwire’s Global Index of “Interesting” Research Candidates is up 7% relative to MSCI ACWI year-to-date, while that of “Potential Short” Candidates is down -18%. We have looked back at the list of candidates as per 31/12/2018 and analysed how the names fared year-to-date.

Beyond Equities: Butterwire Takes on Dynamic Asset Allocation

Raphael Fiorentino
Raphael Fiorentino
25th June 2019 - 5 min read

An upcoming additional feature in the “Markets” section of the Butterwire app is aimed at informing investors’ allocation decision across asset classes.

We introduce a simple framework to assist the timing and nature of dynamic allocation decisions between equities, government bonds, gold, commodities, and real estate.

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