Taking action to protect against the risk of an adverse outcome.
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- Glossary: Delta hedging
- Glossary: Over-Hedging
- Time to hedge portfolios?are the fund managers. In fact, allocations into equities are the highest they've been since the 2009 global financial crisis. This worries us. Which has us asking if it's time to hedge portfolios?
- It might get a little bumpyLast week we pondered the idea of hedging longer-term portfolios for some downside protection. We also looked at a few instruments that could easily be added to your portfolio in order to provide that protection. This week we do not really have much to add, other than to reiterate the warning given last week. We think that it might get a little bumpy over the coming weeks. Thus we are happy to sit with some short protection and wait for better setups.
- How I got Bitcoin wrongI have been rather vocal over the last few years on what my price target was for Bitcoin in December 2021. As some regular readers might remember, I had called for a price of $200k (yes, two hundred thousand Dollar) per Bitcoin. Clearly, I got that one wrong. It was a forecast made in 2018 and one that got rather close to being perfect, even though it was ultimately wrong. Let’s look at how I got Bitcoin wrong.