George Arzumanyan performs investment research and analysis using macroeconomic information. He is also a portfolio manager for Walnut Oak Capital LLC. Additionally, he has been a consultant and expert at Phillips Fractor & Company, LLC since 2013. His current consulting focus is in areas of statistics, finance, economics, and valuation. George graduated summa cum laude from California State University, Northridge with a B.S. in Business Administration. After obtaining his Bachelor's Degree, George studied for his CFA exams and became a CFA Charterholder in 2017. He also obtained his CIMA® designation in 2017.
This post will demonstrate Tesla’s exposures to 18 MacroRisk factors (i.e., economic factors) via the Eta® profile on the MacroRisk Analytics® platform as of November 13, 2020. Understanding these exposures can help financial advisors and investors identify potential economic risks the company is exposed to and invest accordingly. Since the information presented herein uses proprietary and patented analysis, a unique look at Tesla is provided unlike many other posts about Tesla.
The global COVID-19 pandemic and disagreements between Russia and Saudi Arabia caused a one-two punch to the oil prices back in March of 2020. This has created a glut in the oil Market creating disarray amongst OPEC leaders and investors with the futures prices turning negative in April of 2020 for the first time in history.
Financial advisors need to pay special attention to the unemployment rate and understand which stocks are expected to benefit from a decrease or an increase in the unemployment rate and potentially adjust the portfolios of their clients accordingly.
In the trade war, China targeted the U.S. farmers, who represent a sizeable voter base for President Trump, with its own tariffs on American farm products including soybeans, corn, cotton, and more. Now, the war is winding down, and U.S. ag exports are up. It’s time to start counting the winners and losers.