LSOFX Q3 2019 Shareholder Letter

LSOFX Q3 2019 Shareholder Letter

An accommodative monetary policy does not come without costs. The most obvious being the dependency on cheap and abundant debt. Nonfinancial corporate debt as a percentage of GDP is higher today than before the financial crisis. While the credit environment is strong and we aren’t forecasting impending doom, current debt levels instill caution.

LSOFX Q2 2019 Shareholder Letter

LSOFX Q2 2019 Shareholder Letter

While the first quarter of 2019 ended with a sense of optimism that trade negotiations were going well with China, the second quarter was a roller coaster of renewed tensions with Beijing, plus new threats against Mexico (in May, President Trump promised to impose tariffs on Mexico if the country didn’t do more to stem illegal immigration into the U.S.)

LSOFX Q1 2019 Shareholder Letter

LSOFX Q1 2019 Shareholder Letter

It’s been a year since Jerome Powell led his first FOMC meeting as Chairman. Powell’s outlook on the economy at the time was rosy. During the March, 2018 meeting the economic outlook strengthened and the 2019 GDP growth forecast rose from 2.1% to 2.4% with benign inflation expectations. Despite political pressure from the White House, the Fed’s “dot plot” indicated three rate hikes in 2018, three in 2019, and two in 2020.

LSOFX Featured In Mutual Fund Observer

LSOFX Featured In Mutual Fund Observer

LS Opportunity Fund (LSOFX) By David Snowball Objective and strategy LS Opportunity Fund pursues three goals: preserving capital, delivering above-market returns and managing volatility. “The secret,” says manager John Gillespie, “is to avoid large losses.” They invest, both long and short, in individual stocks; they do not short “the market,” they don’t use esoteric options and they don’t typically use…

LSOFX Featured in Wall Street Journal

LSOFX Featured in Wall Street Journal

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