Marto Capital


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A dedication to transparency and knowledge sharing with our investors.

Asset Managers, Prepare to Have Your Business Disrupted

Institutional Investor 

April 11, 2016

The combination of new technologies and shifting demographics and client needs is bringing a sea change to the asset management industry.

Market Indicators That Foreshadow the Next Recession


November 8th, 2018

One of the leading indicators foreshadowing the next recession is a break in market correlations. Correlations are inherently unstable and when economic and political uncertainty rises, using static correlation analysis is not adequate.

Is The U.S. Fed Running Out Of Ammunition To Ward Off Recession?


Jun 27, 2018

Madam Secretary Yellen's testimony to Congress lasted three hours, making it clear that the Federal Reserve’s actions are attracting political scrutiny. 

Digital Currency Economy: What Is The Future Of Your Bitcoins?


Apr 9, 2018

Spectacular gains of over 3000% in 2017 followed by spectacular volatility in 2018 make this asset class stand out. On one side, digital currency libertarians and techies herald the arrival of financial freedom from the establishment

European And Canadian Rate Markets Outlook


Jan 9, 2018

Currently, one of the largest positions in our portfolio is a short in the European long-dated bonds, concentrated in German government bonds.

A Toothless FAANG


November 28th, 2018

Technology has formed the bedrock of the 21st century. It has reshaped our daily lives and captured our imaginations. Not surprisingly, tech has become the growth engine of equity markets. In the 1990’s, IT stocks reflected less than 10% of the S&P 500’s market capitalization.

What Assets to Buy During the trade War With China


September 9th. 2018

The impact of the trade war appears to have largely been incorporated into the pricing of certain assets. While we believe that the trade conflict with China is set to escalate before the mid-term elections in the US.

Volatility And Uncertainty: Is 2018 The Year For Macro Investing?


Jan 26, 2018

Previous year volatility, as measured by the standard deviation of daily market price movements in equities, bonds and other asset classes, remained at very low levels compared to historical norms.

The 2016 Hedge Fund Rising Stars: Katina Stefanova

Institutional Investor

June 21, 2016

Marto Capital founder, CEO and CIO Katina Stefanova was bitten by the entrepreneurial bug at an early age. 

The Trade Of The Decade: Betting On Bitcoin


November 28th, 2018

Despite this year’s bloodbath in the crypto-asset space, the industry will likely still generate considerable investor surplus in the long-run.

Market Turbulence Creates Long-Awaited Opportunity For Macro Investors


Jun 27, 2018

The timing for hedge funds might have finally come. In recent years, hedge fund performance has been disappointing investors.

5 Reasons Why Now Is A Good Time To Buy U.S. Equities


Apr 18, 2018

Between a potential trade war with China on the horizon, military and geopolitical conflict in Syria, and a multitude of events and uncertainty surrounding the Trump administration, investors have been wary of a potential market sell-off that hasn’t arrived.

What Caused The Equity Market Sell-Off And How To Protect Your Portfolio


Feb 12, 2018

After an 19.4% rally last year and a head spinning 4.8 % appreciation in January, the S&P dropped by 6.2% in three days whiling the January gains.