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Daily Note – What happened to investment?

Summary Markets: The dearth in investment and the global round-up Russia: Ruble weak because of surprise rate hike United States: Durable goods orders disappoint China: Domestic China stocks surge United Kingdom: GDP in line with expectations   Good morning, If… Read More ›

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  • Daily Note- Political Turmoil

    Parliament Fight

    Summary Markets: Rising equities driven by share buybacks? Ukraine: Political turmoil as government collapses United States: Mixed data but uptrends intact United Kingdom: Retail sales slow down Eurozone: Germany business sentiment rebounds     Good morning, Economic commentators, politicians and… Read More ›

  • Daily Note- Bubble Trouble


    Summary China: Manufacturing activity accelerates in July United States: Investors fear a bubble United Kingdom: BOE minutes suggest no imminent change in tone Good morning, Asset price bubbles come in varying shapes and sizes. The Tulip Mania or Tulipomania was… Read More ›

  • Daily Note- Toothless


    Summary World Politics: Guns come first Markets: Frothy now? United States: Not much inflation anywhere really United Kingdom: Little improvement in the public finances China: Large-cap stocks continue to outperform . Good morning, One wouldn’t expect financial contracts to be… Read More ›

  • Daily Note- Divergence

    Train tracks

    Summary The Middle East: Europe toothless Eurozone: European markets begin to underperform United Kingdom: Indicators flashing red for retail sales                                        … Read More ›

  • Daily Note – The Return of Politics


    Summary Geo-political risk: It hasn’t gone away United States: Consumer confidence slows modestly Explosion in M&A deals tells its own story The week ahead: Important week for the Eurozone     Good morning, Markets are selling off today as the… Read More ›

  • Daily Note – End Game?


    Summary Russia: Don’t expect Putin to roll over United States: Initial Claims falls to recovery low South Africa: SARB hikes by 25bp Eurozone: ECB to give banks preliminary stress test findings in September/October Good morning, When you outsource bad behavior… Read More ›

  • Daily Note – Eastern Headache


    Summary Russia: Further sanctions weigh on European stocks United States: Better housing sentiment United Kingdom: Unemployment falls again but no pick up in wages   Good morning, One theory of what determines American foreign policy posits that America will intervene… Read More ›

  • Daily Note – Stock Picking


    Summary Eurozone: Problems mount in Portugal United States: Federal Reserve moves into the stock picking game United States: Retail Sales improve further China: Better GDP data Russia: Industrial production slows in June   Good morning, In Monday’s note we discussed… Read More ›

  • Daily Note – Shot across the bow

    War Ship

    Summary Germans getting nervous? Ukraine accuses Russia of aggression. What’s new? Eurozone: The IMF – the global chicken? Eurozone: Weidmann says ECB interest rates too low for Germany United States: Market positioned for a fall Good morning, There’s a concept… Read More ›

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