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Category Archives: High Yield

Banks, Bonds, & Bullion Bid As Healthcare Hope Trumps Terror Attack Turmoil

Gartman did it again – as we warned pre-open –   Which means one thing: both Goldman and Gartman are now short stocks, and expecting further selling – perhaps just the catalyst bulls were waiting for to step in and BTFD…        The machines were working over time to keep stocks up today […]

Will Yesterday’s Market Selloff Turn “Emotional”: Here Are The Key Indicators RBC Is Looking At

Yesterday’s sharp S&P selloff, the largest of 2017, and the first time the market dropped by more than 1% in 110 trading days, may be just the beginning: that is the troubling thesis presented by JPM’s quant Marko Kolanovic, who as we quoted yesterday, warned that “following Friday’s option expiry, the gamma imbalance shifted towards […]

Bank Stocks Stumble To 1-Month Lows As Yield Curve Slumps Post-Fed

Not sure why but this seemed appropriate after listening to the drivel from Washington (and Fed speakers) all day…   Bonds and Bullion the big winners post-Fed…   There were 3 notable legs lower in stocks today… The catalysts seemed to be 1335ET – *EVANS SEES MORE UPSIDE POSSIBILITY IN UNCERTAINTY FACING FED, THIS IS […]

Stocks Drop, Bonds Pop As Crude & Credit Crash Continues

Overheard in the Oval Office when Yellen unleashes her rate hike into dismal economic growth expectations tomorrow…   Since the last fed rate hike, bonds are lower, banks are best…   Trannies and Small Caps are in the red since the last Fed rate hike…   A down day for stocks…but the dip-buyers were active […]

Credit Crash Concerns Spark Biggest Investor Underweight Since 2008

Alarm bells are starting to ring across multiple asset classes as we approach The Fed's first double-rate-hike-in-3-months since 2006. The most concerning canary in the coalmine is US credit markets…   After a bigly run-up from the Feb 2016 lows – on the heels of unprecedented central bank cooperation – IG bonds began to break […]

Risk Parity Plunge Continues: Stocks Down, Bonds Down, VIX Down, Fed Up

There's a lot of risk assets falling apart behind the scenes…   The ongoing plunge in Risk Parity fund deleveraging…   Is now weighing on more asset classes as Stocks, Bonds, and VIX all drop (ahead of The Fed on Wednesday)   And EM stocks, crude, high yield bonds are all tumbling…   The S&P […]

These Four Charts Are Issuing a Warning on Stocks

While CNBC and the financial media continue to rave about stocks being near their all-time highs, beneath the surface of the market we are seeing signs of big trouble. Consider the following… As Michael Batnick noted last week, the S&P 500 as a whole is just 1.6% off its all time highs, but the average […]

As Retail Investors Flood Into Stocks, Professionals Are Dumping Speculative Longs

"Fear of missing out" is quickly becoming the go to phrase for what's left of America's stock market investors. As The Wall Street Journal reports, investors have poured money into stocks through mutual funds and exchange-traded funds in 2017, with global equity funds posting record net inflows in the week ended March 1 based on […]

Cudmore Calls It: “The Correction Has Started”

The last few days – since the post-Trump-speech spike – have seen stocks suffer the worst decline since the election (with The Dow down a 'shocking' 0.9%). But there are cracks appearing (VIX, Emerging Markets, Copper, 'hard' macro data, and now High Yield Credit are all breaking down)… The last 4 days are the worst […]

The Next Domino To Fall: Commercial Real Estate

Via Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, Unless the Federal Reserve intends to buy up every dead and dying mall in America, this is one crisis that the Fed can't bail out with a few digital keystrokes. Just as generals prepare to fight the last war, central banks prepare to battle the last financial crisis–which in […]