DAX for President?
By now everybody knows Europe is in pain, the economy is imploding, Brexit is a mess, Italy is ion chaos,…
By now everybody knows Europe is in pain, the economy…
DAX and Eurostoxx 50 “Squeezy”
Index futures, especially European indices, are trading strong today as newswires are reporting about the US/China trade talks progressing well.…
Index futures, especially European indices, are trading strong today as…
5 Lessons About Volatility to Learn From the History of Markets
In 2018, the re-emergence of volatility took many market participants by surprise. After all, aside from a few smaller, intermittent…
In 2018, the re-emergence of volatility took many market participants…
Recession Risks Are Likely Higher Than You Think
It is often said that one should never discuss religion or politics as you are going to wind up offending…
It is often said that one should never discuss religion…
Achtung ahead!
Not pretty charts for the bullish crowd post the US retails sales stats. Equity index futures all down. Risk premium…
Not pretty charts for the bullish crowd post the US…
Germany Imploding – What If Things ArenĀ“t Perfect?
Earlier today, newswires reported about the imploding German economy. There is no doubt the German economy is not doing overly…
Earlier today, newswires reported about the imploding German economy. There…
Time to care about Euro area politics again
Investors started to worry about the French election in Feb-17 – two months ahead of the vote. European parliamentary elections…
Investors started to worry about the French election in Feb-17…
The USD Does Matter
We have been writing about the recent weakness in the Emerging Markets space, and that poor momentum in the EM…
We have been writing about the recent weakness in the…
Macro and Credit – Cryoseism
“Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame.” –  Pearl S. Buck Watching…
“Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the…
Speculation We Said, Speculation We Got
The Chinese bull continues. Below is the chart showing the SHCOMP, CSI 300 and the Chi Next performance YTD. All…
The Chinese bull continues. Below is the chart showing the…
EM FX – Probably Nothing but Watch It
The Emerging markets FX space has been very stable over past months, but recently things have been reversing a bit.…
The Emerging markets FX space has been very stable over…
Emerging Markets – The Canary in the Mine?
The mighty USD continues climbing higher after it briefly touched the 200 day average some 10 days ago. The big…
The mighty USD continues climbing higher after it briefly touched…