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Chinese bonds find new acceptance in all 3 world bond indices

China is starting to compete for foreign capital inflows. With high quality bonds, other nation’s debt might lose their shine. Napoleon was right: China is awakening, and the world trembles.

StocksBondsMacroFinancial Markets

Rising bond yields, slowing stock momentum: what to do?

As bond yields are soaring, momentum on stock prices is slowing down. Is this the end of the party? While the situation may look grim, we ought to have a closer look at it to see that things might not be as bad as they seem.

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Green bonds are the new cool: a glimpse into 2021

Green bonds are seeing an increasing popularity and investors should be ready for their arrival as policymakers are looking for ways to kick off a sustainable Corona recovery. So what are green bonds ?

21 September 2020
BondsMetals

Risk-off & Tesla’s Battery Day

For the day ahead, I’ll be watching investor reaction to yesterday’s big risk-off day across markets, Tesla’s so-called ‘Battery day’ and the testimony from Fed Chair Jay Powell.

BondsCommoditiesMacroRay Dalio

What is Ray Dalio’s investing Strategy? And why isn’t it working?

Ray Dalio founded Bridgewater associates, the largest hedge fund in the world, he is a self-made-man and billionaire. We explore his investment strategy.

10 September 2020
BondsMacro

ECB Preview & Peloton earnings

Today's big event is the  ECB meeting but there’s also weekly jobless claims and oil inventories data as well as earnings from Oracle and Peloton.

StocksBonds

Learn about "Lazy investing" and the Scott Burns “Couch Potato Portfolio”

Scott Burns investment approach can be summarized in 2 words: simplicity and low cost. And guess what? It worked! Over the last 10 years, the portfolio obtained an annualized return of 9.41% with limited drawdown*.

Bonds

Learn about the next big short for hedge funds: the debt of empty US Hotels

After betting against America’s malls, hedge funds are shifting their attention to another distressed asset – the debt of empty hotels.  

BondsMacro

US Treasury: the moment of truth?

On Thursday, the US government faced lacklustre demand for its latest record auction of long-dated Treasury bonds, marking one of its first mis-steps in funding historic spending packages passed by US legislators since March. In this post, we ...

12 August 2020
StocksBonds

NetEase earnings, jobless claims & debt auctions

Looking at the day ahead I’m watching earnings from NetEase and TUI - as well as US jobless claims and the third big day of US debt auctions.

StocksBonds

Trump’s executive orders provide pandemic (& investor) relief

Stocks are higher and yields are flat on Monday in response to US President Trump issuing executive orders to extend economic relief to Americans.

BondsCommoditiesMetals

Gold over $2000

The spot price of gold has soared above the 2k milestone, reaching a new all-time high of $2040. Can the upwards momentum continue?

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S&P 500 futures dipped under their 50-day MA

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Energy prices are on the rise, with an direct impact on global inflation

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Operating profit margin for the S&P at an all-time high of 13.5%