The webinar also included a special offer for new subscribers to the totality of Financial Orbit's content services.
In the content services over the last week, my favourite Financial Orbit Macro chart was this one from Friday's publication:
We have this strange combination in the world currently of some markets at/near highs…and bond yields at very low levels. Meanwhile sentiment levels are generally low among investors. I liked this via @MktOutperform reflecting this tension within broader market thought:
You can see the reason for the confusion...with markets going up and bond yields down recently. This tension has got to overspill somewhere...and Friday's falling markets gave one indication:
Contained within the daily updates in Financial Orbit Stocks were some specific longer pieces including an appraisal of the Royal Dutch Shell capital markets day on Tuesday and some analysis on brand value following the annual Brand Z report published in the Financial Times. Here are some summary results from the top 50 global brands…and of course the key is the final column: brand value as a proportion of a firm’s EV.
We will be picking through the best of these statistics and trying to unearth investment ideas from it over the next few week for the benefit of both Financial Orbit Stocks and Financial Orbit Immediate.
Finally you can read my thoughts on the ShareProphets website on J Sainsbury shares after their recent numbers here.