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Markets witnessed Taper Tantrum 2.0

John Rutledge, Safanad’s Chief Investment Strategist, was a guest on CNBC Asia’s Squawk Box on Tuesday, March 10. He discussed factors attributing Wall Street’s declines to rising fears that the Fed will raise interest rates sooner rather than later.

March 11th, 2015|

Volatility masked positive performance

John Rutledge, Safanad’s Chief Investment Strategist, was a guest on CNBC’s Closing Bell on Thursday, February 12 for the full hour of the show. He discussed factors impacting current market conditions, with CNBC contributor Carol Roth; FM trader Tim Seymour and CNBC’s Sharon Epperson.

March 5th, 2015|

Why US bonds rose after Fed statement – CNBC Asia Part 2

John Rutledge, Safanad’s Chief Investment Strategist, appeared twice on CNBC Asia – in the second piece, he and Sebastien Galy, Senior Currency Strategist at Societe Generale, discussed the rally in the U.S. bond market after the Fed’s policy statement

March 4th, 2015|

US is the ‘prettiest girl at the dance’ – CNBC Asia Part 1

John Rutledge, Safanad’s Chief Investment Strategist, appeared twice on CNBC Asia – in the first piece he discussed U.S. stock markets are where investors should be placing their bets, on the back of a strengthening economy.

March 4th, 2015|

Low oil = market headwind?

John Rutledge, Safanad’s Chief Investment Strategist, appeared on CNBC’s “Street Signs” on Monday to discuss how to play the downward spiral in oil.

March 4th, 2015|

10-15% rise for Wall Street by end of 2015

John Rutledge, Safanad’s Chief Investment Strategist,  appeared on CNBC Asia’s “The Rundown” on Thursday, to discuss his expectations of  higher loans and improving jobs numbers to propel U.S. growth in 2015, likely boosting stock markets.

March 4th, 2015|

Safanad and Formation Capital to Buy US Business of Extendicare

New York, NY – November 7, 2014

Safanad and Formation Capital enter into Definitive Agreement to Buy the US Business of Extendicare for US$ 870 million
Safanad, the global principal investment firm, and Formation Capital LLC, a healthcare focused private investment firm, together with a group of investors, announced they have entered into a definitive share purchase […]

November 9th, 2014|

Credit Opportunities in the Regulatory Fallout Storm System

Dr. John Rutledge
Chief Investment Strategist at Safanad
The Safanad Weather Map identifies major economic and financial Storm Systems– investment opportunities created by return differentials that are large enough and last long enough to allow an investor to capture extraordinary returns as they run their course. This analysis discusses the forces behind the Regulatory Fallout storm system […]

October 12th, 2014|

Safanad and Ron Packard Announce Launch of Pansophic Learning

Safanad Limited, a global principal investment firm, and Ron Packard, K12 Inc. founder and former CEO, today announced the launch of Pansophic Learning, a new company whose mission will be to provide access to a high quality education for every student worldwide.

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June 13th, 2014|

The China Syndrome: Reality of Doing Business in China (Part 2)

Excerpts from a CNBC interview featuring John Rutledge, Safanad’s Chief investment strategist. John discusses the ambience and rationale for doing business in China.

March 21st, 2014|