11/25/2013 — BFM 89.9 : The Business Station
Robert Levitt, CEO of Levitt Capital Management talks about how the outlook remains cloudy for the markets as they mull over a future without QE. He also addresses the situation in Europe if negative rates become a reality as well as whether the re-emergence of the tensions between China and Japan will shake the economy.
11/19/2013 — BRW*
“What does that mean?” he says. “It means they’re going to skip the evolution of stores and move straight to e-commerce. Even though there might be stores that sell what you want, you might take two hours to get there. So why bother? What I’m looking at are companies that are involved in this e-commerce.”
* Please note that the assets under management in this article are outdated. For the most current information on Levitt Capital Management’s assets under management and other important disclosures, please refer to the SEC’s Investment Adviser Public Disclosure database.
10/08/2013 — Wealth Professional
Levitt’s approach to idea development involves complete immersion into countries, absorbing language, literature and integration with the local population.
09/26/2013 — BFM 89.9 : The Business Station
On International Market Watch today Robert Levitt, CEO of Levitt Capital Management, discusses:
- need to get off the heroin feed that is QE3
- Fed historically optimistic compared to reality
- risk moved to the US re: debt ceiling
- growth and risk statistics are positive
- Japan and Europe on the mend with growth
- China and emerging markets to grow following European recovery
- expect investors to start questioning fundamentals of growth in the US
- risk of meltdown is almost gone
- Emerging Market currencies will stabilize
- Alibaba withdrawal and the impact on HK stock exchange
- fear of investing in global markets with a lot of money still sitting in the US
- still seeing real growth in Emerging Asia
06/25/2013 — TheEdge- Your Window to Malaysia
US-based Levitt Capital Management founder and chief investment officer Robert Levitt said the fund had pared down several profitable positions in Malaysia to reduce its exposure risk. However, he remains positive on Malaysia’s prospects in the long term. “Long term, we remain bullish on Malaysia. Asian economies are still the envy of the globe,” Levitt said.
04/08/2013 — TheEdge- Your Window to Malaysia
“We have actually been adding to positions in Malaysia and will likely add more Sunway REIT and Tebrau Teguh. It doesn’t matter to us who wins the election. Malaysia has been a laggard in the region, but with uncertainty reduced, we expect Malaysia to catch up,” says Robert Levitt, founder and chief investment officer of Levitt Capital Management, LLC.
03/14/2013 — Live Oilprices.co.uk
According to Robert Levitt, CEO and founder of US wealth manager Levitt Capital Management, the days of lofty oil prices are numbered and the price of Brent crude oil is set to fall 30 percent to $80 per barrel by the end of the year.
02/25/2013 — TheEdge- Your Window to Malaysia
“They are not going to have a dramatic shift in policy that would impact a lot of companies we deal with so we would bullish on Malaysia post-elections and holding back pre-elections…for foreign investors like us, we could get hit by a double-whammy: the ringgit as well as well as the market [slide],” Levitt tells The Edge.
02/15/2013 — CNBC
The days of lofty oil prices are numbered and the price of Brent Crude oil is set to fall 30 percent to $80 per barrel by the end of the year, according to Robert Levitt, CEO and founder of U.S. wealth manager Levitt Capital Management.
02/14/2013 — CNBC
02/08/2013 — BFM 89.9 : The Business Station
Robert Levitt, the CIO and founder of Levitt Capital Management live in Market Watch talks about how while correction will happen, the rest of the year is expected to be much better despite reservations of many.
01/30/2013 — American University
“Learning about a people and their culture and needs is like learning to swim; you can read all you want, but you don’t really know what you’re doing until you get wet—and in my career I’ve decided to get really wet.”
03/22/2012 — TheEdge- Your Window to Malaysia
“When the rules could change us at any time because we don’t know when the election is going to occur, that creates uncertainty in our minds and makes us uncomfortable making big long-term investment decisions here,” said Levitt, who invests part of his fund’s portfolio in the Malaysian equity market.
03/21/2012 — BFM 89.9 : The Business Station
Robert discusses why he thinks the US economy is on ‘steriods’, as well as his outlook on the Eurozone crisis. On China, Robert talks about why China is less competitive today than it was 10 years ago. He says Malaysia stands to gain from the slowdown in China, and points to Penang in particular. He also discusses why Malaysia should look at how it can piggyback on the growth of Indonesia, and less so on China.
03/13/2012 — ET NOW- Indian Business News Channel
Robert’s Interview with ET NOW
12/12/2011 — RIA Biz
Levitt says State Street is a professional custodian offering his firm the right type of customer service. State Street is his firm’s primary custodian, and he says there are only a few areas where he needs to find a subcustodian — such as dealing with the assets in the country of Rwanda.
11/07/2011 — TheEdge- Your Window to Malaysia
“We might see a year-end rally. But the markets are really fragile and the economies of so many countries are weak. This is not the stuff on which bull markets are built. Since fundamentals are not in favour at the moment, I would not own any fundamental positions n Europe and the US,” says Levitt, who frequently travels between Europe and Southeast Asia.
10/21/2011 — Reuters
“Branding here is done very differently than most other countries, because you have a lot of people using over the air television,” said Levitt, an American who often visits poverty-stricken parts of Indonesia to find investment ideas. “It’s a natural spend money today, building a product line for the future,” added Levitt, speaking from Yogyakarta, where he is studying bahasa Indonesian.
09/30/2011 — The Leaderonomics Show
Mr. Levitt employs a unique investment philosophy that identifies developing global trends and recognizes the countries and their industries and companies, which will greatly benefit from these trends.
09/22/2011 — The Wall Street Journal
“It’s a small tunnel to get through,” said Robert Levitt, founder of Levitt Capital Management, which oversees $500 million in private client assets, with some of that invested in Indonesia. The drop in the rupiah against the dollar is forcing stock investors to quickly liquidate or hedge their positions in other ways, such as shorting commodities or other stock markets that run in tandem with Indonesia’s.