Seasonal Insights

Stay ahead of the markets by subscribing to our bi-weekly Seasonal Insights. Led by our  Co-Founders Dimitri Speck and Tea Muratovic, this free newsletter will keep you up to date on the latest seasonal market trends and topics all year round.

October’s Stock Market Mojo

This September, the stock market acted just as we expected. Usually, September is a tough month for the S&P 500, and this year was no different. Investors may well be wondering therefore: “Is October going to bring some relief?”
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Is Volatility About to Breakout?

Currently, implied volatility, as calculated from option prices on the US stock market, is relatively low. The Bank of America recently found that there has not been a cheaper time to hedge over a twelve-month period since 2008. This raises these questions for you as an investor: has a phase of permanently low volatility now been reached? Or is the current low volatility merely the calm before the storm?

The Dog Days of Summer: How August Affects the Stock Market

August is widely known for its scorching heat and languid days. However, it often carries with it a unique behavioral pattern in the stock market. Historically, August has seen softer market movements, lighter trading volumes, and frequently a certain degree of pullback. But what drives these August anomalies? And amidst these fluctuations, which stocks remain promising investments?

White Gold Fever: Riding the Lithium Wave in the Stock Market

Silver-white, light, and highly reactive, lithium might not be the most famous element on the periodic table, but it is definitely one of the most influential at present in shaping our modern world. As the crucial ingredient of lithium-ion batteries, that power everything from your smartphone to electric vehicles (EVs), lithium has gained the status of the "white gold" of the 21st century.