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Special Report – Inflation is no Longer a Longshot

Given that the last significant inflation period was decades ago, it is not surprising that the marketplace has become convinced that a return to inflationary conditions is extremely unlikely. In the wake of the subprime debacle, many economists suggested that a return of inflation would be decades in the making. But looking at current events, […]

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The Equity Bear Case is Starting to Get Stale

Global equity markets were mixed overnight with more markets trading higher than lower. Clearly this week’s US political flap has served to erode interest in equities but it does not appear as if the markets are facing high anxiety or concern today and that could set the stage for a low and a recovery into […]

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Stocks See a Clear Shift in Sentiment Towards the Bull Case

Global equities markets were mixed overnight with Asian stocks generally weaker and the rest of the world trading positive. Favorable Chinese data overnight failed to lift equities in Asian but Asian equity market action was mostly discounted in favor of a risk on vibe elsewhere. Economic information from the Euro zone was mixed while UK […]

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US 30 Year Yield vs. Stocks - 11/18/2016

Something’s Gotta Give!

Once again we find heavy volatility in the financial markets, with stocks generally remaining near upside breakout levels and Treasuries making a significant downward adjustment. In the equity market’s defense, the Trump situation has at least rekindled animal spirits, there is hope for tax reform, and there is talk of infrastructure spending. However, with equities […]

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