Unexpected Consequences – July Newsletter

Snack manufacturers are enjoying a boost in sales in American states that have decriminalised marijuana.

We Wealth Managers and of course you, our clients, don’t know about these things; however, scientific research suggests that tetrahydrocannabinol, the psychoactive ingredient in Marijuana releases a hormone that triggers hunger pangs and a neurotransmitter that increases appetite! I believe in some circles this phenomenon is known as “The Munchies”.

Investment Strategy Quarterly

Celebrating the 25-year anniversary of the Academy Award-winning movie Forrest Gump, we revisit many of the movie’s themes which remain relevant in today’s world. Forrest Gump’s mother always said that “Life was like a box of chocolates.” This memorable observation could just as easily be applied to the financial markets, as you never know what volatility-inducing headline you’re going to get next.