Chris Bailey has 18 years of investment industry experience at long-only and long-short institutions as a macroeconomic strategist and communicator, global multiasset fund manager and, in the earlier part of his career, as a securities and fund analyst.
He advocates the fusion of top-down and bottom-up analysis, believing that an understanding of both aspects is the only way to get a full view of global investment opportunities across equity, bond and alternative investment markets.
His daily macroeconomic comment and securities analysis with relevance for global investors are posted at www.financialorbit.com.
Chris graduated from the University of Exeter with a master of arts postgraduate degree in Finance and Investment in 1996.
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Recent Articles By The Author
The European Central Bank Cuts Interest Rates But It Is Not Enough
What's really needed is full-blown quantitative easing.
What Europe and Japan Really Need Now Is Ben Bernanke
Economic data out of Europe and Japan were very poor today, but there are still opportunities out there.
For BHP Billiton, World's Largest Mining Co., Breaking Up Isn't Hard to Do
The world's largest mining company announces a break-up -- and this is good news for investors especially as the stock market has marked the shares down today.
Randgold Is the Gold Standard in Gold Mining, More Than Newmont or Barrick
Gold mining stocks have generally had a difficult last few years but Randgold Resource's successes make it stand out
Toyota's Global Opportunities, Efficiency Boosts Make It a Buy
Toyota is a global automotive manufacturer but its bigger production footprint in Japan plus continuing cost cutting and efficiency initiatives makes it an interesting name in the auto sector
What Yum! Brands Tells You About the World Economy
Yum! Brands is the owner of several fast food chains and is in the perfect spot to benefit from its global position.
Why Hasn't the Euro Cracked Yet? European Central Bank Grapples With a Mess
The latest European Central Bank meeting highlighted how the European economy remains a mess. This has an impact for both the upcoming second quarter earnings and global foreign exchange rates.
Philip Morris Focuses on Hot E-Cigarettes to Overcome Expected Cool Earnings
Here's why a dull, shorter-term earnings outlook was not the most important comment from Philip Morris International at its Investor meeting in Switzerland.
Smith & Wesson and Coach: High Hopes and Low Expectatations
Expectations matter in investments. Recently, Coach and Smith & Wesson showed how too much optimism and too much pessimism potentially creates opportunity for investors.
GE May Lose Political Battle for Alstom to Siemens, but It's No Disaster
General Electric shareholders should not worry if the company loses out in its bid for France's Alstom -- in fact, it could be a blessing in disguise.