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Bonds Watch

Will 2017 confirm the end of the bond bull? The Fed failed to deliver the three rate hikes in 2016 that the bond vigilantes had been anticipating. The Fed has again shown three rate hikes on the dot plot for … Continue reading

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Bond Watch

There is renewed chatter that we have seen a shift in the long term trend in bonds. We have seen this before and it turned out to be only short term. It will be very interesting this week once we … Continue reading

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What Is The Big Deal With Bonds?

You might have heard a lot of talk about the flat yield curve but you don’t understand what it means or why it is important. I am going to try to explain in a basic way, what is going on … Continue reading

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Stocks Have Been Levitating Precariously Until Now

I have been saying lets not get our bullish hats and T-shirts on until we see this SPX breakout tested. Stocks have been levitating on buybacks and various other shenanigans trying to maintain the illusion of markets are great and … Continue reading

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Bonds & Bullion Post FOMC

We did not get any clarification from the Fed about forward policy as I expected. The Fed has basically admitted now that they cannot and will not raise the rate ahead of the election. The interesting thing now will be … Continue reading

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Stocks – Bonds – Gold Up

Just a few charts of interest. It seems that risk is both on and off at the same time. Who will be correct in the end? Does it really matter? Occam’s razor tells us ‘the simplest answer is most often … Continue reading

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Stop Hunt

When you get a big move in one direction it is often the case that you will get some rebound or retracement. This can often be extended due to stops being taken out on short positions. I believe that is … Continue reading

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Early Brexit Votes Count Turnaround

Big swing as early votes come in. Currently 02.40am London time as I write this post. See how we wash up by the close of the U.S. markets for the week. I will do a wrap-up on the weekend looking … Continue reading

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Post NFP Market Wrap-Up

Huge miss in the NFP print and yet the zombie market managed to lift in another low volume melt up to almost unchanged $SPX for the week. This is most likely thanks to the plunge protection team who can not … Continue reading

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All Dressed Up With Nowhere To Go I Seeking Alpha

While the hand-wringing of a strong dollar has begun in earnest again as the Fed postures their next move, we continue to believe that the buck’s ship has sailed and is running downwind from its cycle Source: All Dressed Up … Continue reading

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