Tapping into Maple

Tapping Into Maple – Exiting Energy – Obsolescence Risk Rising

Re-opening Theme – An Opportunity to Exit Client’s Exposure to Oil Maple Capital used the prevalent re-opening theme in the equity market as an opportunity to eliminate our client’s exposure to the oil commodity in most portfolios. In our view, investors are not being properly compensated for assuming the rising risk of long-term volume declines […]

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Tapping Into Maple – Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies – Peeling Back a Layer

What is a cryptocurrency? As John Oliver so eloquently put it on his late night comedy show, “It’s everything you don’t understand about money combined with everything you don’t understand about computers…” . Technically speaking, cryptocurrencies are digital assets that are meant to be used as a way to exchange goods and services. Bitcoin is […]

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Tapping Into Maple – Inflation Worries

It is no secret that the federal government has been spending a lot of money during the past twelve months to combat a historic pandemic and the ensuing economic troubles from lost jobs and reduced consumer spending particularly in the service sector. All this support and years of low rates and supportive financial conditions—and the […]

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Tapping into Maple – Shedding Light on the GameStop Mania

You can’t go anywhere right now without hearing about GameStop, Reddit, r/WallStreetBets, and big returns. This story has made it out of financial circles and has become “news” news. Saturday Night Live even did a skit including the Gamestop hysteria. So while the internet is abuzz and investors have questions we thought we could help […]

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Tapping into Maple – Bond Basics – Understanding Premium and Discount Bonds

When investors purchase bonds they encounter terminologies like premium, discount, or par. Knowing what these words mean can help investors make better decisions about which bonds to purchase and understand how the bonds should behave after they have been added to their portfolio. Generally in life, the term discount signifies a good value. If you […]

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