Market Insights

MacroAsset Allocation

MonthlyFlow - July 2022

Markets remain laser-focused on inflation and ensuing tightening risks to growth

CommoditiesMacroRatesGold

Could gold have further room to run?

Gold prices started the year on a strong foot, along with oil prices outperforming all other asset classes in a turbulent market environment. However, six months later, there has been some mixed price action lately, ...

StocksMacro

Are investors worrying too much about the US consumer?

While fears over the health of the US consumer are high, data and earnings reports reveal a strong, but rapidly changing spending patterns. Is it ...

StocksBondsMacroFixed Income

“TINA is dead.” Or not.

The stock market had an epic run after the 2008-09 financial crisis, thanks in part to rock-bottom interest rates, which encouraged investors to pile into equities as “There Is No Alternative” (TINA). Now that the Fed ...

MacroAsset Allocation

MonthlyFlow - June 2022

As bond markets move away from recession calls, equities take over

StocksMacroNasdaq

The Nasdaq, time to enter?

The average price-to-earnings (PE) ratio for US technology stocks has contracted sharply since the beginning of the year, with the Nasdaq PE ratio falling from around 37 to around 25 in only 4 months. Are we close to ...

MacroEuropeChina

The cost of the Chinese "zero-Covid"

More than two months have passed since Russia attacked Ukraine. The expected impacts on Europe are known, and growth prospects have already suffered. They are even already expected by the markets, which fell by 8% ...

MacroAsset Allocation

MonthlyFlow - May 2022

While sentiment is very negative, markets are reacting less to war headlines

MacroAsset Allocation

MonthlyFlow - April 2022

While sentiment is very negative, markets are reacting less to war headlines

MacroAsset Allocation

MonthlyFlow - March 2022

Russia

MacroAsset Allocation

MonthlyFlow - February 2022

2022 is off to a rocky start, but the outlook for the year remains constructive

BondsMacroinflation

Bond markets could be pricing in too many hikes

The yield on 10-year Treasuries just struck a 2-year high and Fed funds futures are pricing a near certainty that the Fed hikes in March with more to follow from the Fed and other central banks in 2022. Is that too much?

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