Statistically Significant Death Cross?

by Ashraf Laidi | 18 May, 2016
The S&P500 is currently showing a pattern seen in June 2008 and March 2001, both cases in which the index lost more than 30%. More...

  • US Jobs Catch up with Reality

    by Ashraf Laidi | May 6, 2016 18:36
    US Jobs Catch up with Reality Chart Not much has changed in USD trading since our March post. Today's neutral-to-negative US jobs report will not do the job to sway the Fed into raising rates in June.
  • Leaving Long Island

    by Ashraf Laidi | Mar 18, 2016 19:48
    Leaving Long Island Chart What do the US dollar rally and a Donald Trump rally have in common. Scroll down to the bottom for the answer.
  • Weakness Trumps Fear: What Matters

    by Ashraf Laidi | Jan 15, 2016 16:29 | 3 Comments
    Weakness Trumps Fear: What Matters Chart One notable reason the VIX is trading at only half the level seen in August (53.0), a time when equity indices plunged near today's levels is related to market's absorption of risk versus macro...
  • Fed Tightening Cycles & USD Performance

    by Ashraf Laidi | Sep 7, 2015 15:53 | 1 Comment
    Fed Tightening Cycles & USD Performance Chart Is the peak of the US dollar behind us?  Depending on your USD measure of choice, the dollar may have already peaked, when using EUR and JPY, the two largest and most liquid currencies...

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