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Change is the only certainty. Can I argue there will be another reinvention of basic economic assumptions? There was a change in general economic consensus thought following the Great Depression and again during the ...

Equities where whipsawed on trade. I rhetorically ask is MAD (Mutual Assured Destruction) a cornerstone of trade as it was for foreign policy? Since around 1980 there was a symbiotic relationship between the US and China. China would produce cheap goods, sell them to the US...

Equities rose on signs the Trump Administration is working toward easing tensions with trade partners. The President indicated that he would postpone European auto tariffs by up to six months. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin also said American ...

Equities rebounded as the President insisted a trade deal with China is still within reach. Oil also advanced on the headlines. Some however wrote the 1.3% gain was the result of ...

Equities clawed back from their early morning declines. Bloomberg writes at market lows FANG accounted for about 50% of Friday’s decline. This should be expected given FANG’s large Chinese exposure. Of the $200 billion in goods that will be immediately impacted with...

The recent selloff pales in comparison of selloffs of years’ past. Even though the VIX is rising, in many regards there is still a sense of complacency. With this written, however, several organizations are opining about rising risk. Yesterday Moody’s confirmed a long held...

As widely accepted the markets are now dominated by algorithmic and technology based trading. The SEC has stated that over 90% of trading is the result of technology based trading, comprised of about 60% to 65% algorithmic and 25% to 30% indexing ...

It appears the economic landscape is chaotic. The dramatic shift of the Federal Reserve, trade, the use of algorithms, all drive the uncertainty in the markets and geopolitics. There are huge changes in narratives that ...

Equity markets were mixed following a report that a meeting between China and the US to end the trade war is now likely to happen in April at the earliest. Many, including me, believe a trade deal is fully priced into...

Trading yesterday was volatile with shares ultimately rebounding considerably higher on reports that the US-China trade picture is brightening.  Technology outperformed by a 2:1 margin.  Oil advanced for the second consecutive day as Saudi Arabia is telegraphing its intent to recommend to OPEC to reduce...