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Contrarian Crush & Why LT Rates Are Going Much Higher

This Bloomberg  piece was published before Facebook blew up but still you get the drift.  Betting against the crowd has been a disaster recently.   It always is until it isn’t. In the past year, a contrarian portfolio that invests in … Continue reading

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Week In Review – August 3

Summary Turkey still getting hammered across the board, and now in a pissing match with the U.S. over the detention of Pastor Andrew Brunson The Italian Treasury was in supporting its bond market after a sharp sell-off over budget fears The dollar … Continue reading

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Global Risk Monitor – August 3

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Week In Review – July 27

Summary U.S. 10-year yield wider on the week and pushed toward 3 percent. GDP data good but below whispers Turkey 10-year rates out 72 bps as concerns over lack of liquidity, indie monetary policy, and Trump threats Some decent tightening … Continue reading

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Global Risk Monitor – July 27

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Global Risk Monitor – July 20

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Week In Review – July 13

Summary Italy and euro periphery continue to stabilize Turkey 10-year rates still blowing out, up almost 600 bps YTD U.S. corporate credit spreads tighter on the week Argentina IMF program starting to take hold as currency 6 percent stronger in … Continue reading

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Global Risk Monitor – July 13

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Week In Review – July 6

Summary Bounce week in the holiday-shortened sennight The trade war began but the sun came up and the world didn’t end, so they bought ‘em Defensive tone to trading, however. Telecom, utilities, and healthcare outperform Big rallies in Brazil and … Continue reading

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Global Risk Monitor – July 6

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