Some of us are old enough to remember a time when Value stocks were the place to be. The kids these days look at me like I’m nuts when I talk to them about banks and energy stocks!
There’s a whole world of companies that used to do great. In fact, early in my career these were the names to be in: BTU, WLT, LEH, MER, BSC….. Good times!
Tech and all that other stuff came much later and has been the big driver in the U.S. over the past decade. But the rest of the world has suffered, without that exposure to Tech and Growth, and instead loaded with banks and natural resources, the worse places on earth for some time now.
Fast forward to today and we continue to get more and more evidence suggesting that it’s changing.
It’s no longer US over International and EM. It’s been EM and International over US. It used to be Growth over value for so long.
That’s just no longer the case: [Read more…]