Tag Archives: Equities

Week In Review – August 8

Global Stock Indices Emerging markets once again led the charge in the global equity markets this past week.  Russia continues it momentum, which we thought would begin to bounce after being down almost 15 percent in the first half. Japanese … Continue reading

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Debate Within The FOMC: Bubblistas v. Efficient Marketistas?

We have finally made the time to more closely review the release of last week’s Fed minutes from the July 25-26 meeting.   We kind of like what we see. Debate Breaking Out Among FOMC Members? A debate appears to breaking … Continue reading

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TOTD: Today’s Rare Market Feat

This would be the 4th time in 20 years that stocks, bonds and gold all up by > 0.25% on the Fed Chair’s semi-annual testimony.  – Sentimen Trader (TOTD = Table of the Day)

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TOTD: Global Bear Market Checklist

Coutesy of Citibank.    Not yet. (TOTD = Table of the Day)

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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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Why the Equity Bull Market Must Continue

We have been busy crunching some very interesting data on pension funds from the most recent Federal Reserve’s,  Flow of Funds Accounts.    Check out the charts below. Interestingly,  the last time Private and State & Local Government Pensions were fully … Continue reading

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Global Risk Monitor – February 3

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Technology turbulence – FT

Big players from the technology sector have reported a wide range of results. Lex’s Robert Armstrong and Giles Wilkes discuss the changing fortunes of tech’s top operators For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if … Continue reading

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Fighting the Fed – FT

John Authers looks at the consequences as the worst start to a year in stock market history continues apace For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video is not observable)

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Six Charts of Christmas: Profits – FT

John Authers asks if US profits and profit margins are due to fall further in 2016. ► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs (click here if charts are not observable)

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