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Monthly archive September, 2011

Consumer Credit.. Signs of Life..

by on And in the Wells Fargo analysis we saw yesterday that US consumer credit has increased mainly due to a mini boom in student credit. Rich    

Key Inflection Point For Asset Markets

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We have found supports across many different asset markets from industrial metals to softs to equity markets. Vs this we have extreme political and central bank involvement in asset markets. Their actions are driving price potentially overwhelming the technical issues. Extreme spikes down are very possible therefore as the technical supports and up draft is...

Technical & Economic Indicators ‘TPPFs’ – (WellsF Report – Updated Friday/Sat Weekly)

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We all hopefully fully understand the difference between the fundamental nos and technical trading issues. In my opinion both elements are important to build an effective multi asset, multi fx investment and trading strategy. Anything less is to subject yourself to immense risk and therefore swings in returns. Happy to expand this discussion in the...

Buy Stocks – ‘Intermediate Low – Buy Weakness’ UBS Update

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UBS are of the view that the low is likely in for this leg of the cyclical bear. They do leave the door open to a retest of the lows of this leg in the next week or so but recommend any such move as a ‘buying opportunity’. October rebound scenario. Sectors etc are in...

The EFSF Monster to be ‘Monetarily Super Charged’ via Debt (Inc BIS USD/Euro Credit, Update)

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Europe is at her inflection point. Germany must approve super charging the EFSF. She must sanction turning on the monetary monster created May 9th 2010. We have explained and investigated the rise of the euro bond through the EFSF before here: The EFSF is a new debt issuing entity. Her ‘capital’ is simply debt...

Dr Marc Faber Succinctly Summarizes on Reuters.. 22nd Sept

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Dr Faber’s track record is really something. Here on Reuters from the 22nd summing up the history and forward perspectives perfectly for us. “Globally something is awfully wrong”. “I think the US dollar will continue to strengthen”. “Meaningful slowdown in the Chinese economy coming. Will it collapse or slow down is a different issue....

Silver Loses 25% in Two Days..

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Post the non expansion of the Fed balance sheet silver has been the worse performing major asset class in the markets in the last 2 days. Silver futures today have dropped 17.7%. This represents their biggest one-day percentage decline since least 1984. Technically trading silver is a very dangerous business. I prefer to be a...

30 Year Treasuries at 3% Yield – Fed ‘Twists’ & Targets the Long End

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No expansion of the balance sheet. The Fed to: 1) Roll over expiring short term treasuries on to long term treasuries 2) To actively sell $400bn of short end treasuries and buy longer dated treasuries 3) To roll over mortgage back securities that the fed holds on her balance sheet to push mortgage rates lower....

UBS Technical Update – Cyclical Bear in Motion – Interim Final Leg Down in Next 2 weeks..

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Of course its all probabilities. The Nasdaq is in breakout to the upside. The UBS technical team are sticking to their bearish forecast of the final interim lows to occur at lower levels. A move above 1230 would negate the UBS view.. I cited 1210 SP500 which we are still struggling with. Lets see.. Rich...

Today Stagflation, Next Stop Hyper Inflation

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US jobless claims rise again this week. Manufacturing PMI data from across the world weakens as world wide inflation continues to surge as all measures of money supply surge upwards. Please join the dots folks. A tsunami of wealth transference has started and is progressively accelerating.. Please be ready and prepared. If you are still...

DX/Asset Prices – Inverse Correlation Breakdown – Opportunity or Threat?

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Its been “the” inverse correlation which has driven black box trading systems, hedge strategies, risk on and risk management trading systems of the last few years. Very simply as the dollar index declined asset prices rose, especially those assets priced in USDs ie commodities. Every correlation and inverse correlation must have some logical basis to...

UBS – Weekly Technical “Equity Capitulation – Entering Mature stage of the Bear Leg”.

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UBS aiming for 1020 as the possible downside target for sp500. In spite of the bearish call “don’t sell” is the UBS call ie simply a cyclical bear within the secular bull.. which mirrors my own view given the monetary ‘strategy’ which will be employed. (ie MONEY PRINTING). The UBS view, in summary, is that...
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