Tag Archives: Risk Aversion

Repressed Fear

This nice chart comes to us from the  Leuthold Group via Bloomberg.   It illustrates that market fear or risk aversion is at its lowest levels since the 1980’s!  Yikes! The Leuthold Group constructs their Risk Aversion Index (RAI) with a … Continue reading

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Did the Gold/Silver Ratio Signal Risk Off?

Many have written about the gold/silver ratio as a leading indicator of risk and equity appetite (see here and here) so we won’t take your time explaining the relationship.   We do point out in our chart the speculative blow … Continue reading

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