In this week’s Market SitRep – Blockchain we discuss Bitcoin and the revolutionary blockchain technology it utilizes. We then review recent central bank announcements and take a look at some monthly charts to get a big picture view of markets. A PDF of the presentation can be found here.
This week’s Market SitRep – Max Dissonance begins with a discussion of the “risk on, risk off” phenomenon where both defensive and offensive assets are catching a bid. We then take a hard look at long term equity valuations and explain why holding dry powder is more important than ever before. A pdf of the presentation […]
The recent bullish action in the markets makes it fitting that we play devil’s advocate – something we at Macro Ops refer to as “Red Teaming.” We’ve been bearish when it comes to the overall markets for about a year now. And we still believe the bearish hypothesis is the most probable outcome. But the […]
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This episode of the Market SitRep — Reflation Redux starts off with a discussion of China’s addiction to credit expansion and debt. We also touch on the crude oil market and explain why we think the “reflation” trade is nothing more than a short-term hope jag. Finally we cover quant/technical analysis of the S&P 500. A PDF of the slide show can […]
This is part 2 of our 4-part series on the global deleveraging which is now beginning and is expected to last over the next 2 to 4 years. We anticipate a lot of pain for the global economy in the form of crashing security markets and depression-like economic conditions. This series will cover how we […]
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This episode of the Market SitRep — Pushing On A String — reveals how we’ve exited the era of central bank dominance. The “all powerful” policies put in place have stopped working and central banks around the world have lost control over the markets. After we hate on central banking for a bit, we touch […]
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We can’t help but think of the classic 80’s comedy Airplane! when talking about aircraft lessors. The story here is just as funny. And it’s not a new story either. It’s the same thing we see over and over again. The repetitiveness is what makes us laugh. What exactly are we talking about? We’re talking […]
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By now, even those who don’t watch the markets have noticed the epic 75% fall in crude oil. It’s pretty hard to miss given that gas prices’ now start with the number 1, instead of 2 or 4. And most of us are happy about the extra hundred bucks or so to spend each month. […]
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Webster defines a linchpin as “a person or thing that holds something together: the most important part of a complex situation or system”. In global economics, there’s always a critical factor or “linchpin” on which everything rests. Right now, that linchpin is the US dollar. Its movements will determine the fate of global markets. The […]
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Check out the latest edition of the Market SitRep — Tech Shenanigans. In this episode, we cover: Updates on the USD bull market. The unsustainability of the tech industry, with a special focus on Zenefits and Workday. The weak jobs theme along with a technical review of staffing companies we’re looking to short. A chart […]