Category: Financial Markets

Financial Markets
Chris MacIntosh

Hallmarks For A Spectacular Boom

Three examples, one common thread. See if you can spot it. Example 1: Dot-com I remember the dot-com era. Not because I knew what was taking place. Hell, I was not much past my teens and still cutting my teeth in the investment banking world, so I didn’t fully grasp

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Financial Markets
Chris MacIntosh

What Comes After A Yard Sale?

A man walks into a doctor’s office. “I’ve hurt my arm in several places,” he says. The doctor shrugs. “Well,” he replies. “Don’t go there any more.” I can’t recall where I heard that one but it’s funny because nobody intentionally does something that will hurt them. It’s stating the

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Financial Markets
Chris MacIntosh

What Would You Have Done?

Let’s analyse the formation of the bond bull market which began in 1982. We’ll use the US 10-year as proxy. Here it is in all its glory: The 60’s and 70’s saw bond yields run from a low around 4% to over 10% at the tail end of the 70’s.

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Something Bullish Developing in Gold

Today’s article comes to you from Brad McFadden, the head trader at Capitalist Exploits Insider and the co-founder of Glenorchy Capital. Something bullish appears to be developing in gold, and we believe that it is indicative of the beginning of a breakdown in the confidence of government bond markets. Given

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