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CHART OF THE DAY: The Beta Chase Is On!

Editor's Note: Below is a brief excerpt and chart from today's Early Look written by Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough. Click here to learn more.

 

"... Looking at last week’s futures & options (CFTC) positioning, the Beta Chase is not an exaggeration: 

  1. SP500 (Index + E-mini) net LONG position increased by +94,526 contracts to +154,099 contracts
  2. The 6-month and 1-year average net positions are net SHORT averages of -54,383 and -100,426 contracts
  3. The current net LONG position registers a z-score of +2.37x (that’s the biggest in all of Global Macro)"

 

CHART OF THE DAY: The Beta Chase Is On! - 07.25.16 chart


REPLAY! This Week On HedgeyeTV

Our deep bench of analysts take to HedgeyeTV every weekday to update subscribers on Hedgeye's high conviction stock ideas and evolving macro trends. Whether it's on The Macro ShowReal-Time Alerts Live or other exclusive live events, HedgeyeTV is always chock full of insight.

 

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1. Why I Remain An Unrepentant Bear (7/23/2016)

 

 

This is an excerpt from a special presentation Mike O’Rourke, Chief Market Strategist at Jones Trading gave to Hedgeye’s 2016 summer intern class. In this clip, O’Rourke discusses current market and economic conditions, and why he believes myriad market risks are conspiring against a continued bull market run.

 

2. 4 Stocks Hurt By The Retail Slowdown (7/22/2016)

 

 

In this excerpt from The Macro Show, Hedgeye Retail analyst Alec Richards and Macro analyst Ben Ryan discuss the companies most vulnerable to the ongoing retail slowdown.

 

3. About Everything: The Decline of the Film Industry & Its Investing Implications (7/21/2016)

 

 

In this complimentary edition of About Everything, Hedgeye Demography Sector Head Neil Howe discusses why the movie industry is in decline and breaks down the broader implications for investors.

 

Click here to read the associated About Everything writeup.

 

4. Macro Meets Micro: Behind The Bursting Biotech Bubble (7/21/2016)

 

 

In this excerpt from The Macro Show earlier today, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough and Healthcare analyst Andrew Freedman discuss the macro and micro fundamentals behind the bursting biotech bubble.

 

5. REPLAY | Q&A with Tom Tobin - What to Expect in Healthcare (7/18/16) 

 

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**Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported this morning and set the quarter's tone for the rest of Healthcare.

 

Hedgeye Healthcare Sector Head Tom Tobin and analyst Andrew Freedman were the studio today to discuss specific implications for ATHN, AHS, MDRX, ILMN, ZBH, HOLXand MD. Tom and Andrew recapped last week's Themes Presentation, which included a comprehensive overview of our #ACATaper and Healthcare Deflation themes with new datasets and analysis.

 

6. McCullough: Buy The All-Time High? (7/18/2016)

 

 

In this excerpt from The Macro Show this morning, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough cautions subscribers and advises what investors should consider as U.S. equities hit an all-time high.


Why I Remain An Unrepentant Bear

Takeaway: Buyer beware warns market strategist Mike O'Rourke.

This is an excerpt from a special presentation Mike O’Rourke, Chief Market Strategist at Jones Trading gave to Hedgeye’s 2016 summer intern class. In this clip, O’Rourke discusses current market and economic conditions, and why he believes myriad market risks are conspiring against a continued bull market run.

 


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This Week In Hedgeye Cartoons

Our cartoonist Bob Rich captures the tenor on Wall Street every weekday in Hedgeye's widely-acclaimed Cartoon of the Day. Below are his five latest cartoons. We hope you enjoy his humor and wit as filtered through Hedgeye's market insights. (Click here to receive our daily cartoon for free.)

 

Enjoy!

 

1. Vanishing (7/22/2016)

This Week In Hedgeye Cartoons - Market volume cartoon 07.22.2016

 

U.S. equity markets closed in on all-time highs this week but market volume was nowhere to be found.

 

2. A Bear Tale (7/21/2016)

This Week In Hedgeye Cartoons - Europe three bears cartoon 07.21.2016

 

Drawdowns from respective 2015 highs:

 

  • Germany, DAX: -13.7%
  • Italy, FTSE MIB: -30.3%
  • France, CAC: -16.1%
  • Spain, IBEX: -25.8%

 

3. Groovy, Man! (7/20/2016)

This Week In Hedgeye Cartoons - All time high cartoon 07.20.2016

 

What are the bulls smoking buying the all-time high in stocks?

 

4. Going Nowhere (7/19/2016)

This Week In Hedgeye Cartoons - helicopter money cartoon 07.19.2016

 

Rumors about helicopter money aside, Japan's Nikkei is still down 19.8%, inclusive of last week's 10% pop.

 

5. Extinct? (7/18/2016)

This Week In Hedgeye Cartoons - earnings cartoon 07.18.2016

 

Earnings season... hawkish or dovish?


The Week Ahead

The Economic Data calendar for the week of the 25th of July through the 29th of July is full of critical releases and events. Here is a snapshot of some of the headline numbers that we will be focused on.

 

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The Week Ahead - 07.22.16 Week Ahead


Cartoon of the Day: Vanishing

 

Cartoon of the Day: Vanishing - Market volume cartoon 07.22.2016

 

U.S. equity markets closed in on all-time highs this week but market volume was nowhere to be found.


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