Research

Butterwire’s Three-Year Track Record: Delivering What and How It Set Out To Deliver

Raphael Fiorentino
10th January 2020 - 5 min read

It’s been 3 years since we launched our first website to introduce Butterwire’s approach to stock selection, portfolio construction, and global macro nowcasting, as well as to showcase what it set out to accomplish. This inaugural portfolio returned 61% to date with 0 turnover and has outperformed the MSCI ACWI index by 19%.

End of Year Feature Upgrades

Paul Sinclair
18th December 2019 - 4 min read

Details of all the new features & upgrades that have been released

Taking Stock of The Recovery

Raphael Fiorentino
2nd December 2019 - 3 min read

Three things happened since our September note when we observed the possible emergence of a recovery trade in Developed Markets.

How “Nowcasting” Global Macro Expectations Improves Fundamental Stock Alpha “Forecasting”

Raphael Fiorentino
25th November 2019 - 14 min read

Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times. This arises from the fact that they are produced by men who ever have been, and ever shall be, animated by the same passions, and thus they necessarily have the same results. Machiavelli

UK Equities: No Brexit Crystal-Ball? No Worries!

Raphael Fiorentino
24th October 2019 - 3 min read

A quick look at the chart below shows the overall downtrend for UK vs. EU equities over the past 3 years, fueled by uncertainty over future UK-EU trade terms and the possibility of a disorderly Brexit.