Russia has found alternate demand sources for its oil & gas faster than Europe could find new sources of supply. It may use its leverage to extract additional pain in the West by refusing to reopen the Nord Stream 1 pipeline that is currently shut down for “scheduled maintenance.” Click here to read the entire …
Technology shares staged a huge rebound last week. The next round of earnings releases may determine whether the gains will hold. Click here to read the entire story on Forbes.
Most investors would like to forget the first half of 2022. But the correction in both risk and safe-haven assets has opened up some great forward-looking return opportunities.
There are still actions you can take to take advantage of the market dislocations, even if you are fully invested.
A massive short-covering rally in risk assets caught many people by surprise, but it might be too early to break out the champagne.
Risk asset volatility is back, presenting both opportunities and threats to investors.
Most people know by now that there is a major traffic jam at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. But Ryan Petersen, CEO of Flexport, reveals the true bottleneck.
As we get closer to the election, sector performance and volatility divergence in the equity and credit markets is growing. The post-election macro outlook is likely to be dominated by sector and asset class rotation rather than out-sized moves at the broad index level.
The Fed would like to see higher inflation. But wanting it more is not a policy. Other than “lower for longer” and more QE, it needs help from fiscal policy and from changes in global trends that are out of its control. This week saw further capitulation of inflation-sensitive assets, such as stocks and precious metals. Election jitters are growing and the market will have a hard time developing a strong trend in either direction before the results are known, which may not be on Nov 3rd.
This week’s WIP provides charts and commentary on changes in central bank policies, the collapse of Treasury volatility, China’s dominance in EM indices, and much more. 1. Summary of Central Bank Crises Policies 2. Treasury Volatility Hits Record Low 3. New High for S&P PEG Ratio 4. …