Birchwood Insights and News

Market Insight

By Steve Dixon, CFA

It has been quite some time since the phrase “cash is king” has been uttered. In general, the idiom has been used to make the case for investing in cash securities, despite the unremarkable growth potential of the asset class. The benefits of investing in an asset that is likely to preserve its...

Market Insight

By Steve Dixon, CFA

I’m sorry that my letter happens to be delayed this quarter. While finishing a first draft, the stock market reminded us all of its unpredictability and potential for sudden course corrections. Instead of sending this letter out in its original and dated form, we felt it obviously imperative to...

Market Insights - April 2017

Market Insights - April 2017

By Steve Dixon, CFA

Market Insight - April 2017 The first three months of the year have proven to be very agreeable for investors, perpetuating the antithesis of Murphy’s law. If you recall, Murphy’s law states that “anything that can go wrong, will go wrong”. The adage has always struck me as a sort of seasoned...

Market Insight

By Steve Dixon, CFA

I’ve always had a fascination with the night sky, watching the stars and learning to identify planets and constellations. I remember “camping” in a friend’s backyard when I was young and watching the northern lights, back when they were still visible from Minnetonka. Last fall, I got a rare treat...

Market Insight - Importance of Long-Term Strategy in Global Markets

Market Insight - Importance of Long-Term Strategy in Global Markets

By Steve Dixon, CFA

In keeping a review of 2015 brief, I’m attempting to live by the wise words of Bambi’s bushy-tailed friend Thumper, “if you can’t say somethin’ nice, don’t say nothin’ at all”.  While Birchwood enjoyed celebrating its 25th year in business, last year will go down as a disappointing one for...

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