• Investors should remember that excitement and expenses are their enemies. And if they insist on trying to time their participation in equities, they should try to be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.

    Warren Buffet

Capital Market Review

Iron Capital’s quarterly review of capital markets performance and updated market forecast.


  • Capital Market Review
  • Fourth Quarter 2015
  • Iron Capital Advisors

Fourth Quarter 2015

History will look back at the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008 as a glaring example of the dangers of reactionary regulation. Don’t get me wrong regulation – rules if you will – is absolutely necessary but like many things in life it needs to be treated with respect.


  • Capital Market Review
  • Third Quarter 2015
  • Iron Capital Advisors

Third Quarter 2015

It is the age old question; is investing an art or a science? Is it about investor psychology or is it about math? This is the question the Fed has answered incorrectly over and over during the last twenty years.


  • Capital Market Review
  • Second Quarter 2015
  • Iron Capital Advisors

Second Quarter 2015

No one ever complains about upside volatility, but they should. What goes up must go down, and what goes up quickly usually comes down even faster.


  • Capital Market Review
  • First Quarter 2015
  • Iron Capital Advisors

First Quarter 2015

The dollar just doesn’t go as far as it used to, unless you live outside the US. Compared to the rest of the world the dollar is on a tear. According to Citibank it has grown faster over the last eight months than at any time in the last 40 years.


  • Capital Market Review
  • Fourth Quarter 2014
  • Iron Capital Advisors

Fourth Quarter 2014

Oil has dropped in price by more than fifty percent and the explanations for this are incredible. According to the pundits and Wall Street apologists, this is a logical reaction to the plummeting demand for oil and the oversupply caused by America’s energy boom. This is when one should start to question the headline.

  • History will look back at the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008 as a glaring example of the dangers of reactionary regulation. Don’t get me wrong regulation – rules if you will – is absolutely necessary but like many things in life it needs to be treated with respect.

    ~Fourth Quarter 2015

  • It is the age old question; is investing an art or a science? Is it about investor psychology or is it about math? This is the question the Fed has answered incorrectly over and over during the last twenty years.

    ~Third Quarter 2015

  • No one ever complains about upside volatility, but they should. What goes up must go down, and what goes up quickly usually comes down even faster.

    ~Second Quarter 2015

  • The dollar just doesn’t go as far as it used to, unless you live outside the US. Compared to the rest of the world the dollar is on a tear. According to Citibank it has grown faster over the last eight months than at any time in the last 40 years.

    ~First Quarter 2015

  • Oil has dropped in price by more than fifty percent and the explanations for this are incredible. According to the pundits and Wall Street apologists, this is a logical reaction to the plummeting demand for oil and the oversupply caused by America’s energy boom. This is when one should start to question the headline.

    ~Fourth Quarter 2014