Nathan Kowalski is the chief financial officer and senior portfolio manager at Anchor Investment Management Ltd. He began his career with KPMG where he provided assurance, tax and financial advisory services for some of the largest corporations in Canada. He then worked for Deloitte and Touche Corporate Finance Inc where he provided expert advice in mergers and acquisitions and valuations. Nathan holds a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) designations and is a Fellow of CSI (FCSI). He is a former president of the Chartered Financial Analyst Society of Bermuda board and the former chairman of the Economic Impact Working Group for the Sage Commission. He currently serves as a board member for the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce, the Bermuda Deposit Insurance Committee Board, and the Bermuda Public Accountability Board.
Apr 1, 2019 8:00 am
Developed market bond yields are melting. No matter where you turn yields are hitting low levels again and central banks continue to shift toward an even more dovish stance. If you are one who believes money and lending should have a “price” and...
Mar 18, 2019 8:00 am
The recent news has been flooded with commentary on Modern Monetary Theory (MMT). This tends to be a more leftist leaning theory that supports big government spending and large deficits that get monetised by a central bank.
Mar 4, 2019 8:00 am
“Abraham Lincoln once posed the question: “If you call a dog’s tail a leg, how many legs does it have?” and then answered his own query: “Four, because calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it one.” Abe would have felt lonely on Wall...
Feb 4, 2019 8:00 am
Back in 2012 I began writing articles on Bermuda’s escalating deficit which was ramping up at an alarming rate. At the time it was not front-page news or rarely discussed extensively. Bermuda’s fiscal situation now features prominently, and I am...
Jan 7, 2019 8:00 am
“The bottom line remains: forecasts and predictions are exercises in marketing. Outrageous and wrong forecasts are typically forgotten, and when one randomly happens to come true, the guru is lauded as the next Nostradamus.”
Oct 25, 2018 8:00 am
As we have written in previous reports, what fundamentally drives economic growth over the long term is the change in a country’s workforce and its change in productivity. This is the simple equation:
Real Potential GDP Growth = Workforce...
Sep 17, 2018 8:00 am
It may be hard to fathom and remember but ten years ago, the world was falling apart. Stock markets were beginning a dramatic free-fall, people were afraid banks would close and the entire financial system was being questioned. Now after a decade...
Jul 23, 2018 8:00 am
Populism is reverberating throughout the world. It manifests via polarised political outcomes; trade skirmishes or immigration backlash and it affects nearly all regions. In fact, demographically we are likely entering a period of heightened...
Jun 5, 2018 8:00 am
I just got back from a recent jaunt in China. It was my first time to “mainland” China and what follows are some of my thoughts brought about from my experiences there. It is worth noting that this was only a two-week trip through a small part of...
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