Which Fork to Take?

August 27, 2018 Friday was interesting from the simple perspective that a lot happened but nothing happened.

All About Jackson.

August 24, 2018 In preparation for Powell’s comments in Jackson Hole, the markets sold.

The Mood is Darkening.

August 23, 2018 U.S. markets reacted to the overnight news that both Cohen and Manafort, both close Trump confidantes

The Ebb and Flow of Markets.

August 22, 2018 All-time highs for equities but will markets become unnerved? It is a pity markets are now closed as it will

Trump’s Hole.

August 21, 2018 Trump is certainly trying to build a hole, a hole in the budget that is.

What We Learnt.

August 20, 2018 Now that we are in risk off mode again, just what did we learn? Well, we learnt that despite all the tariff noise, the U.S. economy is still performing better than most economies.

What a Difference a Day Makes.

August 17, 2018 Just when it was safe to assume that growth and, ergo, all that’s good with the world was souring, earnings and China trumped the markets.

Dog Days of Summer.

August 16, 2018 Just when the markets in the developed world thought that they had put Turkey behind them, the events that precipitated some of the dramas have come back to haunt markets.

Strange Days Ahead.

August 15, 2018 It appears as though we are done and dusted with Turkey. Until at least the next round. Turkish assets improved a little, the world sighed a relief and those European Banks (Spain, France and Italy) that were exposed to $140 bio of Turkish debt breathed a huge sigh of relief.