Category Archives: Week in Review

Week In Review – February 16

Nice bounce. The S&P500 is up 7.88 percent off the low and has recovered 58.65 percent of its loss.  It looks like the pivot is the .618 Fibonacci retracement level, which it traded through but could not hold as the … Continue reading

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Week In Review: JP And The JFK-Trump S&P500 Analog

Not a lot of poetry or prose again this week. We posted much material on our thoughts over the last few days. Have a look. Also review the data tables below. We do think markets are in for a bounce … Continue reading

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Week In Review – January 26

Summary The wealth effect – boosting consumption out of what is perceived as permanent wealth -seems to be kicking in.   Consumers are feeling flush with the humungo gains in stocks and housing over the past few years.  It also … Continue reading

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Week In Review – Jan 12

“Frothy the Snowman, was a jolly, happy soul…. Thumpety, thump, thump, thumpety thump, thump, look at Frothy go!” Momentum is a very powerful thang, especially when powered by a theme of synchronized global expansion and  “blockbuster” retail money flows into … Continue reading

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Week In Review – Jan 5

  What a first week to start the year.   Frothy the Snowman refuses to melt! Emerging markets still all the rage. No supply, my friends.  Global markets have gone parabolic. Fixed-income – Greece bond yields hit 12-year low as … Continue reading

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The Year In Review

An incredible year in the markets. Here’s a quick snapshot: Fixed-income – The high yielders significantly outperformed; – Greece 10-year yield down 300 bps in 2017; – China 10-year moved 85 bps higher to around 4 percent; – The U.S. … Continue reading

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Week In Review – Data Only

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Week In Review – November 3: Are Credit and EM Starting To Crack?

  Global Stock Indices Turkey up Monday through Thursday but gave some back on bad inflation print Friday morning, which took the country’s 10-year rate up and currency down, bigly.   Turkey is one of the largest emerging markts.   Watch … Continue reading

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Week In Review – October 6

Global Stock Indices The global stock bull market continues like a full force gale with the emerging markets leading the way.  The grand narrative of the market is the synchronized global recovery and the hope for U.S. tax cuts. The … Continue reading

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Week In Review – September 22

Global Stock Indices Relatively quiet week in global equity markets given the FOMC’s historic decision to start reducing the Federal Reserve balance sheet, to which we called the market action a big double cheese non-burger. Argentina continues  rockin’ the free … Continue reading

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