Monty Guild founded Guild Investment Management in 1971. He serves as the chief investment officer and co-manages clients' accounts with Anthony Danaher. Prior to founding Guild, he was a securities analyst at Taurus Partners, LP and Security Pacific Bank. Over the years, he has become a widely recognized and quoted author, speaker, and commentator on international investing and economics in leading business and financial media. Since 2003, he has published Guild's Market Commentary, a review of global market trends and conditions sent weekly to clients and subscribers. Mr. Guild supervises the investment and research functions at Guild Investment Management. He graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a BA in economics, and received his MBA in finance with highest honors from California State University, Long Beach.
It’s been an unpleasant year for investors — especially for those who sought comfort in bonds, or who were locked into traditional 60/40 portfolios. Globally, government bonds are on track for the worst year since 1949, observes Monty Guild in Guild Investment Management's Market Commentary.
Given how conflicted so many market participants seem to be, it is worthwhile to offer a brief rundown of the case to be made on each side of the market, bull vs. bear, suggests Monty Guild, money manager and editor of Guild Investment Management's Global Market Commentary.
In keeping with our perpetual motto — “Earnings are the mother’s milk of stock prices” — we are listening to a lot of earnings calls and digesting a lot of companies’ commentary about their current environment and their anticipation of future developments, asserts Monty Guild in Guild Management's Market Commentary.
The U.S. is likely already in recession; the first quarter saw a real GDP decline of 1.6%; the Atlanta Fed’s GDP now tracker suggests that the second quarter may come in at a decline of 2.1%, explains Monty Guild, money manager and editor of Guild Investment Management's Global Market Commentary.
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