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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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Global Risk Monitor – June 15

 

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Swan Lake – June 12

The Global Macro Monitor defines “macro swan” as any global macroeconomic or financial event with the capacity to spill over into world markets causing risk aversion and lower asset prices.  – GMM Euro sovereign spreads were stable today.  The Italy … 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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Global Risk Monitor – June 8

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Swan Lake – June 6

The swans were relatively well behaved today.  Watch Brazil. Significant move in Italian 2-year, up 35 bps, resulting in big curve flattener.  Yields up across the board in Europe as ECB making noises QE is about to change. Mario Draghi … 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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Global Risk Monitor – June 1

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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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Global Risk Monitor – May 25

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