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William Chin, MBA

I have heard around this time of year, families gather around the dinner table, and stock tips are discussed, and then money tends to go into the stock market. This tendency was described by someone I saw on TV and it’s called seasonality. How can someone profit from seasonality?

Posted: January 21, 2020

Funds William manages:
Caldwell Balanced Fund
Tactical Sovereign Bond Fund (formerly Caldwell Income Fund)

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William Chin, MBA

Portfolio Manager & Chief Technical Analyst

William Chin, Chief Technical Analyst for Caldwell Investment Management Ltd. (“Caldwell”), is the lead Portfolio Manager on the Tactical Sovereign Bond Fund and Portfolio Manager for the fixed income portion of the Caldwell Balanced Fund. He also advises fixed income portfolios for affiliate Caldwell Securities Ltd.’s separately managed account platform and contributes to the Caldwell Investment Management Ltd. team’s research, specializing in macro-economics, currency risk management and technical analysis. William is a member of Caldwell’s Investment Risk Committee.
William has over 35 years of international investment experience in the areas of portfolio, currency risk and treasury management. He began his career in the currency market, progressing to the role of treasury manager for a large international bank. He was first registered as a Portfolio Manager with the Ontario Securities Commission in 1999 and managed high net worth client portfolios on a discretionary basis prior to joining Caldwell.
William has an MBA in economics and international finance. He has been a volunteer and a board member for the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts since 2001 and is their former President (2012-2014).
William is a frequent speaker on macro analysis, monetary policy and technical analysis.

00:27 This is a great observation.
00:30 And indeed investment decisions are made under such circumstances but often without much research or even careful considerations. Now inevitably there are always many other moving parts that could change the course of the stock market in any given period including around the holidays. Short term trading strategies like this will only add in material returns to a portfolio. Careful analysis of companies and investing on a long term time horizon is the correct approach.
01:01 Leave it to the pros and enjoy your holidays stress free.