New market highs again, lowest $VIX readings for a September in history. Bears are staying in the zoo. Got to love OPEX week rallies. They are standard fare to the program structure of markets (I’ve talked about them for years) and last week’s oversold readings in financials yielded a clue that a bounce was at… Read More ›
Since 2008 central banks have intervened in global financial markets in one form or another, primarily via low/zero/negative interest rates, but also with various, repetitive and ongoing quantitative easing programs. It’s 2017 and they haven’t stopped. Nothing new there, but still it is worth to factually document the extent of the financial distortion that permeates financial… Read More ›
From our perspective we are in a late market cycle environment setting up for the next recession. We’re collecting macro data charts highlighting potential signs of a coming macro turn. Below is a collection of some of the latest data points we’ve found of note in July. For the latest public analysis please see Market Analysis …. Read More ›
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