Category Archives: Week in Review

Week In Review – June 15

Summary Friday’s markets were surprisingly resilient given the escalation of the trade wars Big recovery in Euro periphery sovereign spreads on the back of Italian FinMin’s statement backing the euro currency Angela Merkel is having big problems within her government. … Continue reading

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Week In Review – June 8

Summary Good week for U.S. equities with Dow outperforming Next stop on the S&P500 is 2801.90 and then the all-time high We are better sellers up there into the fall as the Fed’s balance sheet reduction steps up, which will … Continue reading

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Week In Review – June 1

Summary The week began with a spike in volatility on Italian politics, then again on Thursday on trade war fears Stocks remain resilient, firming up Friday with the solid employment numbers S&P500 continues to trade in a 40-point range, stuck … Continue reading

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Week In Review – May 25

Summary The S&P500 is trapped in a 2-week trading range between 2707 to 2742. Of note, 2742.92 is the 61.8 Fibo in the correction, 2702.78 the 50 percent level Fibo.  The 100-day moving average is also support at 2710.86.  Watch … Continue reading

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Week In Review – May 18

Summary Omnifarious selling in emerging markets this week and signal global liquidity is tightening up EM 10-year yields higher across the board from Mexico up 20 bps to Turkey up 125 bps Euro periphery spreads blow out. Italy 34 bps … Continue reading

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Week In Review – April 27

Markets were able to hold up on the back of blow out earnings from Amazon and other tech companies, finishing flattish for the week.  The S&P500 made a lower high and a  lower low compared to last week. The S&P500 … Continue reading

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Week In Review – April 20

Bond Yields, Bond Yields, and More Bond Yields  The U.S. 10-year closed at its highest yield on a weekly basis since year-end 2013. A weekly close above 3.03 percent signals big trouble ahead.   The confluence of fundamentals – i.e., inflationary … Continue reading

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Week In Review – April 13

   

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Week in Review – April 6

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Q1 in Review

Q1: Lake Placid To The Mavericks The markets closed out the quarter trying to recover from one of the biggest volatility shocks in history, which began in early February.   The question for Q2 is:  Was the v-shock a one-off or a … Continue reading

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