Tony Westfallen

The Danger of Squeezing The Lemon

By Tony Westfallen / 14 Dec 2023

The danger of trying to squeeze the last juice out of the lemon, is that it often results in lots of pips. In our buy-side orientated business, where most portfolios are full of products that have been bought, most managers want…
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It’s the season to be jolly, Tra-la-la-la-la-lala-lala!

By Tony Westfallen / 07 Dec 2023

After a dismal and miserable year, it is so nice to see some positive action bring cheer before Christmas. We have had some good hits this year. Admittedly, we did miss out on a couple of big moves, but we didn’t get caught on the wrong side of any, and that, for me, is a good year.
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Getting back on track and looking forward

By Tony Westfallen / 30 Nov 2023

We are seeing some good short-term swings in many of our markets, which I hope many people are exploiting. Fortune favours the brave, especially the last couple months of the year.
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A Good Week in My Old Stomping Ground!

By Tony Westfallen / 28 Nov 2023

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the Financial Magnates London Summit, courtesy of the gracious team at SGT. It was a delightful few days during which I reconnected with dear old friends and forged new acquaintances.

Will the small shoots of recovery eventually bear fruit?

By Tony Westfallen / 16 Nov 2023

– or will they simply wither and die due to too much fertilizer? With decreasing interest rates, low levels of unemployment, a slight uptick in consumer spending and confidence, and even slightly weaker energy prices, there is no question that…
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Are they joking with us?

By Tony Westfallen / 10 Nov 2023

Everyone is talking, but nothing is changing! Real inflation is running at around 10%, and we are debating whether interest rates should move 0.25% one way or the other…
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SBF and all your dough!

By Tony Westfallen / 09 Nov 2023

When FTX went down I was heavily criticized for not being too sympathetic towards those who lost money. Caveat Emptor, Let the buyer beware!
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How much of what we do as speculators is guesswork?

By Tony Westfallen / 03 Nov 2023

I would suggest much more than most experts and analysts are willing to admit. Of course, we analyze product information and data as much as we can and look for chart patterns to form…

We Live on a Planet of Innovative Sheep Who Wish to Graze in Peace

By Tony Westfallen / 02 Nov 2023

But sadly, the most prized innovations are those made to control or destroy the sheep. I am going off-topic this week because global events should not be ignored…
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Enjoy the current rallies, but don’t get carried away

By Tony Westfallen / 26 Oct 2023

I have been closely monitoring the recent surge in financial assets, and it has become clear that there is more room for growth in the weeks ahead. Having discussed the potential for some markets to strengthen in recent reports…
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