What the heck is volatility?
Former global macro fund manager Raoul Pal, the...
Still in its infancy.
The Federal Reserve ended quantitative easing...
Former global macro fund manager Raoul Pal...
He bought his first stock when he was 8.
5 of top 11 slowest are eurozone countries.
Time for a pause?
Via the latest global macro slide deck from Goldman Sachs analysts Noah Weisberger and Aleksandar Timcenko, here are the top 10 themes the bank says are driving global markets right now:
The fiscal cliff has taken top billing in the “main risks” sections of investment forecasts and economic outlooks for the past several months as markets awaited the December 31 showdown over spending cuts and tax hikes feared to put a serious drag on the economy.
[credit provider=”Flickr / higgot ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/higgott/5450137989/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Morgan Stanley’s global cross-asset strategy team, led by Greg Peters, is out with its Top 10 Asset Allocation Trades for 2013.The trades sum up investment bank’s macro views and are fairly straightforward: all of the trades consist of stocks, bonds, and currencies.
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/6454219811″] There were undoubtedly a few major stories that dominated financial markets in 2012.The formation of a recovery in U.S. housing is definitely one of them. Another is ECB President Mario Draghi’s proclamations to “do whatever it takes the save the euro,” which has calmed […]
[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=earth%20satellite&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1329263596&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=009b45733ec742f581430b21c463845d&dbm=PY2007&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] SocGen’s top cross-asset strategist Alain Bokobza and his team just put out their global investment outlook for 2013.The title of the presentation – 2013: European Assets Strike Back – just about says it all. While Bokobza warns of turbulence ahead in U.S. markets as the “fiscal cliff” […]
The first hint: everybody is now a global macro investor (or wants to be).
[credit provider=”Waverly Advisors” url=”www.waverlyadvisors.com/bi”] The three big themes for the global economy right now are: performance of the United States, the euro crisis, and China’s response to its slowdown.The team at Waverly Advisors has put together a fantastic presentation of the market and economic charts that everyone is watching around […]
[credit provider=”Herve Boinay | Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/hboinay/3226407562/”] Credit Suisse just wrapped up a week of 1-on-1 discussions with its global macro clients and have compiled the investors’ responses to various macro concerns.They asked 17 questions. Three answers took them by surprise: