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January 2016
Read the latest research report by our Chief Investment Officer Tim Travis on JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) JPMorgan Chase: Take Advantage of Short-Term Ferms
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Read the latest research report by our Chief Investment Officer Tim Travis on Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) Sell-Off in Wells Fargo Creates Long-Term Buying Opportunity
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Read the latest research report by our Chief Investment Officer Tim Travis on Citigroup (C). Citigroup: Bank on Mr. Market’s Unfounded Paranoia
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Today Citigroup reported 4th quarter earnings that beat analyst estimates.  Profits were about $3.4 billion in the quarter or $1.06 per share.  For the full year the company earned $17 billion dollars, or $5.40 per share.  Book value and Tangible book value increased to $69.46 and $60.61, respectively.  Citi Holdings Assets declined by 43% from...
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As part of our effort at T&T Capital Management (TTCM) to educate our clients on our positions, I wanted to provide a few quick updates.  Macy’s (M) is obviously a very well know and well run retail operation.  The 52-week range is $34.05-$73.61.  The stock has plummeted as retails sales have been a bit disappointing...
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I’ve been writing about the divergence between the fundamentals of our businesses that we are invested in versus the stock prices due to a recent market panic.  To dive deeper into this I wanted to touch on General Motors common stock.  This is a position we have done well in over the years through the...
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2016 has started with a panic and most markets are in correction territory from recent highs.  One can’t point to any specific data point to explain the declines.  China has a serious stock market problem.  It has been overvalued for a long time and there are certainly some considerable structural flaws to that economy.  It’s...
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Well 2016 has certainly began with a roar of negativity.  We’ve had Iran and Saudi Arabia severing diplomatic ties at a crucial time for the Middle East, North Korea claiming to have launched a hydrogen bomb, and China has had two 7% declines that shut down its stock markets.  In addition the Chinese Yuan has...
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Below is a good little video from Bloomberg about Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway being down about 12% in 2015.  Also I saw that Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square, which was one of the best performers in 2014 was down more than 20% for the year, so I’ll share that article too.  This is why I always...
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As we begin a new year I’m struck by the level of pessimism that pervades the outlook for stocks, bonds, commodities, etc.  It is important to note that “market feeling” and $5 might buy you a cup of coffee at Starbucks, but nothing more.  It is highly irrelevant in predicting market returns and if anything,...
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