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.
Jan 6, 2020 8:00 am
“Believing in predictions allows people to overlook their own ignorance, discount the role of randomness and generally overestimate their own skills. If you think you (or someone you pay) can divine the future, you create the illusion of...
Dec 16, 2019 8:00 am
A central bank legend passed away this month at the age of 92. Paul Volcker is well known and remembered as the Federal Reserve chairman who waged war on inflation. His “tough love” stance throughout the 1970s and 1980s broke the inflationary...
Oct 14, 2019 8:00 am
Nathan Kowalski, Financial Ramblings from the Rock
Bermuda first-quarter real gross domestic product, as officially reported, climbed 3.7 per cent to $1,339.5 million. The biggest contributor to the acceleration was gross capital formation...
Jul 8, 2019 8:00 am
To say I enjoy reading would be an understatement. A large part of my day involves reading — research reports, industry trade articles, investing blogs and a smattering of geopolitical content.
I also try to read anywhere from 24 to 30...
Jul 1, 2019 8:00 am
Lately there has been much discussion and consternation over big business and corporate power. The United Sates has begun to ratchet up antitrust cases against big tech and various politicians hope to regulate big business in numerous forms.
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...
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