Chris MacIntosh

Chris MacIntosh

I am a professional investor and family man who’s been smart enough (or lucky enough – I’ve certainly had luck) to turn pennies into pounds during the course of my professional life.

Articles by Chris MacIntosh

Are Emerging Markets Still “A Thing”?

Last week I jumped on a call with an old friend Thomas Hugger who I hadn’t spoken with in months. I recorded the call for your enjoyment but first a quick bit of background to Thomas. Thomas is a Swiss fund manager living and working in Asian frontier markets such as Vietnam, Bangladesh, and Cambodia, which is a bit like taking a Rolls Royce through the Gobi desert if you think about it.

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Risk Happens Fast

CHF Historical Price Volatility

As a teenager brimming with testosterone my reptilian brain loved action movies. Top of my list were Steven Seagal movies. Clearly it wasn’t for his acting skills, which are only marginally better than Barney the dinosaur. What I loved about Seagal was that he was both deadly and terribly fast.

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