Leaked documents showed a dozen banks – including JPMorgan, HSBC, and Deutsche Bank – have been helping criminals remove stubborn stains from their ill-gotten gains.
September 22, 2020
Technical Analysis Heading into Tuesday’s Open: September 22, 2020
Improvement Not Accelerating
Growing Optimism on a Covid-19 Vaccine Boosts Investor Confidence in August
US Dollar: Buy or Sell?
Markets Set For Further Sell Off
The “Homebody Economy” – Investing In Your Digital Back Yard
Futures Market Outlook: September 15, 2020
Nothing substantial overnight. The Chinese Yuan did hit a 16 month high vs the USD on stronger reported Industrial Production growth.
September 15, 2020
Technical Analysis Heading into Tuesday’s Open: September 15, 2020
Wheat in Abundance
More Mixed Data—and the Markets Continue to Rise
Webinar – Eurex – Into Emerging Markets: Identifying Leading vs Lagging Countries
Helium Is Soaring on Red-Hot Demand, Shrinking Supply
Webinar – OIC – Greeks Part II – Delta and Gamma
September 2020 Fixed Income Market Update
In our view, in a landscape of improved risk sentiment and strong demand for yield, U.S. corporates appear attractive even noting the recompression of spreads since the first quarter.
Correction or Collapse?!?
Futures Markets Insights: September 9, 2020
The crash, and the BOUNCE. Be conscious of the idea that that may be “it” on the downside for now. We saw the “heart attack” drop at the 5pm open last night, and then a rally ensued overnight.
September 9, 2020
Technical Analysis Heading into Wednesday’s Open: September 9, 2020
It’s Time to Cancel Single-Use Plastic
Plastics industry representatives are already on the record as saying things like ”We believe uncollected plastics do not belong in the environment.” But the industry believes the answer is not less plastic, but more recycling. This position has been used as a stay-out-of-jail-free stance for 40 years.
Too Much Air for Natural Gas
Fire Is the Test of Gold
This post examines whether the recent shakeout in gold is a change of trend or simply profit taking. After almost doubling since its cycle low in December 2015, the price of gold witnessed a violent shakeout of over 7% in early August.
Employment Recovering But Not Inflation
Three Ways to View the Gold Rally from an Equity Viewpoint
Despite reaching all-time highs above $2,000 per troy ounce this summer, gold prices might still have room to run, according to Franklin Equity Group’s Steve Land. In addition, he shares some reasons why the current environment could present new opportunities for gold-focused miners to redefine themselves as stronger businesses.
The Death of the 60/40 Portfolio
Should investors start to move away from bonds in their current allocations? Will the standard hedging function and diversification benefits of bonds will be much less attractive going forward?
Stocks Push Higher, Dollar Up
Today’s Futures Market Outlook: September 1, 2020
A big ramp higher in the overnight in Tech. The NASDAQ +0.90% overnight all the while the SP500 and Russell 2K trade flat.