Tuesday, May 27, 2014

A new chapter

Hello all,

I have finally graduated from Columbia University with a Master of International Affairs, focused on international finance policy. Finals and graduation have consumed my attention for the past few weeks.  Now past this busy period, I am set to resume high-frequency blogging and research creation.

Thank you for your continued support,

Rodrigo

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Friday, May 9, 2014

RCS Investments Global Macro Fund; Aggressive Allocation — April

RCS Investments Global Macro Fund; Aggressive Allocation — April

Portfolio Management

When I published my outlook at the end of last year, I began a portfolio embracing the biases of the report (see positions on the right).

Below is April’s fact sheet. My macro strategy is strongly outperforming its benchmark (HFRX Macro/CTA) by roughly 4%. The general portfolio is slightly trailing its respective benchmark (70% MSCI All Country World Index/ 30% JPM Global Agg. Bond Index).

There…

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Fracking regulation.  Via Big Picture Blog.

Fracking regulation.  Via Big Picture Blog.

Household balance sheets remain quite weak.  
— (This statistic is horrifying — PragCap)

Household balance sheets remain quite weak.  

— (This statistic is horrifying — PragCap)