Monthly Archives: January 2019

Week In Review – January 25

Summary Modest gains for most risk markets last week Big rallies in Turkey and Mexico bond markets. Mexico inflation comes in better than expected Some weakness in lower-end of U.S. credit.  See our post on the corporate bond market. Euro … Continue reading

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Why India Is A Better Long-Term Bet Than China

Nice graphic showing how China’s inverted pop pyramid contrasts with India’s as median age in China surges to 47, while in India still only 36. China’s need is for deeper social security and productivity, India’s is for jobs. https://t.co/I1GGiuDmyJ — … Continue reading

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Global Risk Monitor – January 25

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Sector ETF Performance – January 25

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Bears [Can Now] Eat

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Gold Makes Its Move

The near futures closed over $1,300 for the first time since last June.  We will add if Monday’s price can stay and close above $1,300.  Markets perceive central banks are caving. Help keep the lights on at the Global Macro Monitor.  … Continue reading

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Ann Weighs In, Waiting For Rush

Good news for George Herbert Walker Bush: As of today, he is no longer the biggest wimp ever to serve as President of the United States. — Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) January 25, 2019

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Cover S&P Short

Covering S&P short at 2666.  Will revisit. Update:  Put on the short based on shutdown negotiations going sideways.   POTUS just caved in spite of tough talk.  The government won’t be shut down again.  Time to move on. Next up China … Continue reading

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Future of Artificial Intelligence

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Getting Long Semiconductor ETF – SMH

Going long 5K shares of Semi index, SMH at $96.95.  Stop at $94.77. Taking another facial with S&P short.   Market trades like its offside as Trump is going to cave on shutdown.   China will sense weakness and play harder, however. … Continue reading

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