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Douglas Adams specializes in macro-economic research and turning theory into practical portfolio applications for clients over the past seventeen years.  Mr. Adams recently formed Charybdis Investments International based in High Falls, New York where he is the managing director of a fee-only investment advisory practice with clients throughout the United States. 

As an author, Mr. Adams has commented widely on a diverse array of topics from Brexit to monetary policy to forex to labor productivity and wage growth. 


He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of California, a master’s degree from the University of Washington and an MBA in finance from Syracuse University.

Douglas Lee Adams, MBA

Nio's Political Risk

Tuesday, January 18, 2022


Novavax Screams Buy

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

China's Tech Diktat

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Inflation Respite:  Shelter from the Storm

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Lumber Futures:  The Taming of the Inflation Shrew

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Inflation Unplugged

Monday, April 12, 2021

The Inflation Dam Will Not Break

Monday, March 1, 2021

Workhorse:  Painting the Last Mile Green

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Ocado Group:  The Future is Bright

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Biden's Economic Challenge

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

A-Mark:  Risk that Shines

Monday, October 26, 2020

Sunrun Sprints Forward

Monday, September 21, 2020


Will Averaging Sow Inflation?

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Boston Beer Company:  This SAM's for YOU

Friday, August 28, 2020

The Race to Erase Covid-19

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

ACM Research Outperforms

Tuesday, June 17, 2020

Enphase:  A Run for the Sun

Friday, June 5, 2020

Shopify's Covid-19 Play

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Markets Play Second Fiddle to the Beat of the Fed's Drum

Monday, April 27, 2020

The Fed's 'Whatever it Takes' Moment

Thursday, March 26, 2020

The Cloud Beckons

Monday, February 24, 2020

The Bane of Tariffs

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Frontline, Nordic American, DHT Holdings & Teekay Shares Rip Skyward

Monday, January 6, 2020

Subdued, Single-Digit Market Growth for 2020

Monday, December 23, 2019

Apple's Pivot to Services

Monday, November 25, 2019

Shopify:  Momentum Risk, Outsized Gain

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Facebook's Libra Faces a Sisyphean Challenge

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Spotify's Big Data Spin

Friday, June 21, 2019

Oil Prices are off to the Races

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Walgreens:  Where's the Growth?

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Apple and Netflix:  Toe to Toe

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 is in the Money

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Amazon Moves Forward

Monday, March 4, 2019

Tariffs Pummel DR Horton

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Brexit:  It's in God's Hands

Thursday, January 3, 2019

US Crude Plumbs to the Downside While Markets and Fed Bicker

Monday, December 24, 2018

The Bells Toll Short

Monday, December 17, 2018


Xilinx Navigates Impressive Growth in Politically Treacherous Waters

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Outsized Debt Fuels the Perfect Market Storm

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Netflix:  Risk & Reward

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Oil Sags and the Market Gags

Monday, October 15, 2018

CSX's Elixir

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

The Renminbi as Proxy

Monday, September 24, 2018


As Fiscal Stimulus Fades, What's Next?

Monday, September 17, 2018

Emerging Markets Search for Bottom

Monday, September 10, 2018

Tariffs:  The Bourdon Chime for Markets?

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Toll Brothers Giveth and the Market Taketh Away

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Tyson's Confirms that Tariffs are the Breakfast of Losers

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Trump Shifts into Overdrive to Bury America's EV Space

Monday, August 13, 2018


Facebook:  Felled by the Herds

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Whirlpool:  Be Careful What You Ask For

Monday, July 30, 2018

Amazon Hastens Retail Pharma's Last Stand

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Harley Davidson's Heuristic Value

Monday, July 2, 2018

Vail Resorts Nails the Double Diamond

Monday, June 25, 2018

Lithium's Chinese Connection

Monday, June 4, 2018

Amazon AWS:  The Land of Milk and Honey

Monday, May 21, 2018

Is Norfolk Southern's Q1 Performance Sustainable?

Monday, May 14, 2018

The Dollar's Demise Has Been Greatly Exaggerated--Again

Monday, May 7, 2018

General Motors & Ford Envisage a Strong Chinese Market Presence

Monday, April 30, 2018

US Grain Exports to China Plummet on Tariff Threat

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Alcoa Soars on Russian Sanctions

Friday, April 20, 2018

Are Facebook, Alphabet and Nvidia Oversold?

Monday, April 16, 2018

Boeing, Deere & Caterpillar Felled by the Ides of Trump

Monday, April 9, 2018

Nucor's Dance with Tariffs

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Tariffs:  A Lose-Lose Proposition

Monday, March 26, 2018

General Mills Collides with Changing Tastes and a Reflating Economy

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Trump's Big, Beautiful Tax Cut Pummels Coke's Growth while Dividends Increase 5%

Monday, February 26, 2018

PepsiCo Revenues Fizzle but Dividends Shine

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Millennials Skewer Proctor & Gamble's and Kimberly-Clark's Growth Model

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tesla, the New Atacama Debutante

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

With Glencore & ADM as Suitors, BG Could Remain Twice Shy

Monday, January 22, 2018


And the Dividend Flow Became a Flood, Part II

Tuesday, January 16, 2018


And the Dividend Flow Became a Flood

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Brexit at the Crossroads

Monday, December 11, 2017


Forget Tax Cuts:  Liquidity if the True Market Elixir

Monday, November 27, 2017

Wealth Minerals and the Lithium Breakout

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The Housing Market in the Eye of the Tax Cut Storm

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Is Constellation's Star Too Bright?

Monday, October 9, 2017

Is the Reflation Trade Back from the Dead?

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The Fed's Known Unknown

Monday, September 25, 2017

The Anatomy of Market Risk

Monday, September 18, 2017

Is Copper Headed for a Market Correction?

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Growth Stocks Remain the Investor's Best Friend

Monday, August 28, 2017

As the Bank of Japan Struggles, Investors Profit

Monday, August 21, 2017

A Falling Dollar Heightens Financial Risk

Monday, August 7, 2017

Yellen's Put

Monday, July 24, 2017

Home Builders Face Market Correction

Monday, July 17, 2017

As Lithium Goes, So Does Albemarle

Monday, July 10, 2017

Cigna:  In the Eye of the Storm

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Reflation's Dead Cat Bounce

Friday, June 23, 2017

Boeing Hits the Political Divide

Monday, June 19, 2017

Synopsys:  Alpha for the Strong at Heart

Saturday, June 10, 2017


Costco Makes new Friends

Monday, June 5, 2017


OPEC's Pricing Power Death Spiral

Monday, May 29, 2017


The Pound, Yen and the Euro Strengthen at the Dollar's Expense

Wednesday, May 24, 2017


Ford, GM Face an Inventory Deluge

Friday, May 19, 2017

Macy's, Kohl's & Nordstrom on the Brink; Amazon Shines

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


Home Depot Becomes Plan B

Thursday, May 11, 2017  On the Road to "Sticky"

Sunday, May 7, 2017


MarketAxess' Latest Hit

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Centene Powers Ahead

Monday, Apr 24, 2017


Cummins:  From Bust to Renaissance

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017

The Fed and the Housing Squeeze

Monday, Apr 10, 2017


The Triggering of Brexit

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017

Is the Trump Trade Toast?

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017


Well-Healed IDEXX Laboratories

Monday, Mar 27, 2017


Permian Basin Royalty Trust:  Small Cap Alpha

Monday, Mar 20, 2017


Is CSX's Current Market Valuation Sustainable?

Monday, Mar 13, 2017


Is US Steel a Steal?

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017


Beware of the VIX

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017

Motoring Trends

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017

Trump vs Fed

Monday, Feb 6, 2017

Brexit Clarity

Monday, Jan 30, 2017


Destination Based Taxation:  The Death Knell of Global Trade?

Sunday, Jan 15, 2017


A Housing Pullback in 2017?

Sunday, Jan 8, 2017


A Nuclear Brexit?

Monday, Dec 26, 2016

The Clash of Expectations

Sunday, Dec 18, 2016

Italy at the Brink

Monday, Dec 12, 2016

Is OPEC Headed for the Dustbins of History?

Monday, Dec. 5, 2016

Are US Bank Stocks Poised to Outperform?

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016

The Dollar Shoots for the Stars

Monday, Nov. 21, 2016

In the Wake of Trump

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016

Wage Growth Advances But Remains Top-Heavy

Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016

Growth in the 3rd Quarter Surges--Sort Of

Monday, Oct. 31 2016

CETA:  The Ghost of Brexit to Come?

Mon, Oct. 24, 2016

The Pounding of the Pound

Mon, Oct. 17, 2016

Theresa May's Folly

Tue, Oct. 4, 2016

Brexit: A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall

Wed, Sep. 28, 2016

The Renminbi One Year On
Tue, Sep. 20, 2016

The Nikkei's New Helicopter
Mon, Sep. 12, 2016


August Jobs And September Increases?
Mon, Sep. 5, 2016

Japan's Deflationary Dragon
Wed, Aug. 24, 2016

The Federal Reserve: Between Scylla And Charybdis
Fri, Aug. 19, 2016

The Bank Of England Sends In The Cavalry
(Editors' Pick) Sun, Aug. 14

Churchill's Lament: The July Jobs Report

Sun, Aug. 7, 2016

Second Quarter 2016 GDP Growth Disappoints
Mon, Aug. 1, 2016

The U.K. Economy Begins To Contract

Mon, Jul. 25, 2016

Between A Rock, A Bond, An Equity And A Hard Place

Mon, Jul. 18, 2016

This Side Of Brexit

Fri, Jul. 8, 2016

The New Home Housing Market: On Borrowed Time?

Sun, Jul. 3, 2016

In The Wake Of Brexit (Editors' Pick)

Mon, Jun. 27, 2016

To Leave Or Not To Leave The EU

Sun, Jun. 19, 2016

The Federal Reserve Demurs

Fri, Jun. 17, 2016

The European Central Bank's Bolt From The Blue

Mon, Jun. 13, 2016

Wage Growth, Productivity And The Dance Of Consumer Spending

Fri, Jun. 3, 2016

The Clash Of Market Expectations

Thu, May 26, 2016


The opinions expressed in the articles that appear on this website are solely those of the author and are based on prevailing market conditions at the time of writing.



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