Mid-Year Outlook: Anticipating Economic Acceleration and Temporary Inflation
In the back half of 2021, Invesco US expects to see a strong economic re-acceleration with temporary inflation.
Downgrading Consumer Staples To Underweight
ESG is Not Enough: Why Intention Matters
The debate over the importance of ESG factors has two major factions. This battle between the Cynics and the Idealists is one of ideology.
The New Doge is an Old Dog
European Bond Markets Staged for An Unprecedented Shift
To heal the economic scars on the European economy, caused by the Covid pandemic, the European Commission launched a new tool amid the crisis to nurse Europe back to health.
It’s A Windy City
The trading winds have shifted this morning. The technology stocks, which enjoyed a tailwind yesterday, are now facing a headwind. Conversely, cyclical stocks, which dealt with a headwind yesterday, are now benefiting from a tailwind.
Growth Rebound, Didi May Price at Top of Range
Economic Update: June 28, 2021
The May jobs report showed moderate improvement in the labor market as firms make some progress in filling a record number of openings, but reflects an uneven recovery as a surging post-pandemic economy bumps up against labor supply constraints.
Markets Shrug Off Delta Variant, Focus on Fed and Data
Crude Oil has several competing narratives to digest as the week gets underway. Of course, the Delta Variant invites fresh demand fears and is grabbing headlines at the onset of the summer travel season.
Transitory Isn’t Forever
Could Liftoff Be Pushed Up Again?
Global Economy: Monetary policy
Protect Your Portfolio From Fed Policy Surprises
In a shift, Fed officials now expect to raise interest rates by late 2023, sooner than the signaled in March, thanks to a rapid US economic recovery and rising inflationary pressure.
Markets Steady: June 24, 2021
Euro Repo Sees Volumes Surge
Euro repo volumes soared in May as traders shifted their risk positioning, despite little change in short-dated financing levels.
June 23, 2021
Technical Analysis Heading into Wednesday’s Open: June 23, 2021
Is The Reflation Trade Over?
A Flattening, the Aftermath of a Hawkish Fed
Broadly speaking, markets are still digesting last week’s activity; the Federal Reserve’s slight hawkish turn at their policy meeting and the impact of quadruple witching. U.S. benchmarks are rebounding from Friday’s late selling and divergence where Growth vastly outperformed Value.
The First Turn of The Thumb Screw
Can’t Decide Between Gold or Bitcoin? Why Not Both?
Post FOMC Observations
After every FOMC meeting a review of Evitar Corte is warranted, so we’ll start there. Evitar Corte is our Tail Risk Hedge, it is rooted in FOMC monetary policy decisions, and it has helped investors sidestep every market crash since the turn of the century, including last year’s Corona Crash.