Fighting fish on Prozac…
A recent study has shown that US Republicans who are overweight blame their habits, but overweight Democrats blame their genes.
On the other hand, male Siamese fighting fish, which usually lead with their right eyes when behaving aggressively, prefer their left eyes if they are on Prozac.Read 'The Hunters' Tails'
Update on the Artemis Monthly Distribution Fund
Jacob de Tusch-Lec and James Foster discuss recent developments and how the fund is positioned.
Why traditional measures of risk might not tell the whole story…
When looking at risk, investors need to consider more than standard metrics, believes Simon Edelsten, manager of the Artemis Global Select Fund.
Fixed income: The environment has changed…
Interest rates are rising and quantitative easing is likely to be scaled back. James Foster, manager of the Artemis Strategic Bond Fund, talks about how he is adapting.
- Venture capital trust
|Capital||Using Artemis’ proprietary stock-screening system, SmartGARP®, to build a balanced portfolio of mostly UK companies with superior potential for growth|
|Income||Managing a portfolio with the aim of achieving an above average, attractive, sustainable and growing yield, alongside the potential for long-term capital growth|
|UK Select||Using fundamental stock-picking, detailed forensic accounting and a proprietary quantitative system to identify opportunities for growth from mostly UK companies|
|UK Smaller Companies||Identifying smaller companies mostly in the UK which have the potential for significant long-term growth|
|UK Special Situations||To identify contrarian opportunities and invest in recovery stocks which do not depend on macro-economic factors to generate a return|
|European Growth||Identifying European opportunities for ‘growth at a reasonable price’ based on a quantitative strategy using Artemis’ proprietary system, SmartGARP|
|European Opportunities||Building a concentrated portfolio of European stocks, selected for their attractive fundamental characteristics and potential for long-term growth|
|Pan-European Absolute Return||Aiming to achieve a positive return from European and UK companies over the longer term, regardless of market conditions|
|Global Emerging Markets||Building a portfolio of companies globally with the potential to generate long-term returns from emerging markets|
|Global Energy||Identifying energy trends and investing globally in companies positioned to benefit|
|Global Growth||Identifying global opportunities for ‘growth at a reasonable price’ using Artemis’ proprietary SmartGARP stock-screening tool|
|Global Income||Building a portfolio of global companies offering attractive, sustainable & growing yields at reasonable prices – and with the potential for long-term capital growth|
|Global Select||Identifying global trends and secular growth, and then investing in companies with the sustainable business models to take advantage|
|US Absolute Return||Aiming to achieve a positive return from American companies over the longer term, regardless of market conditions|
|US Equity||Seeking long-term growth by investing in large and mid-cap North American companies|
|US Extended Alpha||Aiming to achieve a positive return from North American companies over the longer term, regardless of market conditions|
|US Select||Seeking long-term capital growth from a concentrated portfolio of ‘best ideas’ US equities|
|US Smaller Companies||Identifying smaller companies in the USA which have the potential for significant long-term growth|
|High Income||Aiming to provide investors with a higher than average yield and some capital growth – from a combination of equities and high yield bonds|
|Strategic Bond||The fund’s flexible approach means it can invest in any type of bond, in any combination, choosing its holdings judiciously through the economic cycle to achieve income and capital growth|
|Monthly Distribution||Aiming to provide a regular income and capital growth by investing in a globally diversified portfolio of equities and bonds|
|Strategic Assets||Capitalising on positive markets and aiming to preserve capital in more difficult times, the fund invests across the range of asset classes in order to achieve growth over the longer term|
|Alpha Trust||Aims for a rising income combined with capital growth over the long term|
|Mid Wynd||Aims for both capital and income growth by investing on a worldwide basis|
|VCT||Long-term capital and income growth and generate tax-free capital and income distributions|