Leaving Long Island

by Ashraf Laidi | 18 Mar, 2016
What do the US dollar rally and a Donald Trump rally have in common. Scroll down to the bottom for the answer. More...

  • 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...
  • Gold/SPX Ratio's Boom-Bust Pattern

    by Ashraf Laidi | Jul 20, 2015 13:08
    Gold's tumble to a 5-year low today is the latest manifestation of the ensuing crash in global commodities.
  • Intermarket convergence: Bunds, Oil, USD, EUR

    by Ashraf Laidi | May 22, 2015 8:05
    The latest technical picture in intermarket dynamics suggests the USD is not yet ready to regain the positive momentum of the recent months, but the stabilisation path for oil, euro, bond yieds...

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