Equities tend to rally into year end, and particularly in years with US midterm elections. While this could easily be a statistical fluke, we also see fundamental reasons to buy stocks at this point and are now moving positive on the asset class on a tactical basis.
“Familiarity breeds complacency”. With the best intentions in the world, even an annual review can feel like you’re simply going through the motions year after year. Recognising this means shaking things up when the chance presents itself. In this case, that's when a birthday and the opportunity to record a podcast came around.