Monthly Archives: May 2017

US Sector ETF Performance – May 26

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Will The Algos Crush The Shorts Once Again?

If there is one thing we have learned over the past few years,  “the algos will find you out”.   Add to that,  always bet against the fast money crowd. According to Bloomberg, the shorts have been upping their positions … Continue reading

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Global Risk Monitor – May 26

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Mozambique Update

Just a little update from the FT on Mozambique, which was highlighted in our last piece, World Current Account Balances (CAB). Note first,  Mozambique is a very small economy with a nominal dollar GDP of only $11 billion in 2017 … Continue reading

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God Bless Our British Brothers and Sisters

We are with you during these dark days.   Only time can heal and then never fully.   I know, my family experienced a similar tragic hate crime several years ago.  Try not to let the bitterness, which is only natural,  … Continue reading

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The Fed’s Overnight Reverse Repurchase Agreements

Interesting piece on Barry Ritholz’  Big Picture blog yesterday,  Implementing Monetary Policy: Perspective from the Open Market Trading Desk.    An excellent follow-up to our last week’s post, Orwellian Monetary Policy. Recall we noted the structural change in monetary policy and … Continue reading

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US Sector ETF Performance – May 19

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Global Risk Monitor – May 19

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How Presidential Scandal Endangers Global Stability

In our latest post, Beware Shorting Impeachments,  we noted: Bad things tend to happen in the world when the U.S. administration is distracted and looks weakened by political scandal.  And, believe us, there is a legion of bad things out there … Continue reading

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