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Takeaway: Own Long Bonds, Gold and Platinum? Get long #GrowthSlowing.
There have been plenty “buying opportunities” (why is it that they never call them that in the Long Bond or Gold?) this year. Gold was one of them yesterday as we tapped the low-end of my immediate-term risk range = $1319-1365.
Anything that’s not hawkish from Janet should be bearish for Bond Yields; bullish for Gold and Platinum. (Note: Gold and Platinum are up 25% and 22% year-to-date respectively.)
Editor's Note: The snippet above is from a note written by Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough and sent to subscribers this morning. Click here to learn more.
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Takeaway: A closer look at global macro market developments.
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The total percentage of successful long and short trading signals since the inception of Real-Time Alerts in August of 2008.
LONG SIGNALS 80.28%
SHORT SIGNALS 78.51%
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.
"... Notwithstanding the noise (Old Wall’s Media trumpeted New Home Sales like the Return of The Jedi, and barely mentioned #GrowthSlowing in Existing ones) I have a few contextual points to make about US Housing:
A) Existing Home Sales make up 90% of the US Housing market (vs. New Homes at 10%)
B) A -1.6% year-over-year decline is the slowest rate of change in 23 months"
Oil prices popped yesterday on rumors that Iran might support an OPEC oil production freeze. "In our view it is still too soon for any change in OPEC production policy," Hedgeye Potomac Senior Energy analyst Joe McMonigle wrote yesterday. Shortly thereafter, a spokesman for the Iranian Oil ministry said the country hadn't even decided whether to attend OPEC talks next month. Oil prices quickly faded and are down almost -3% today.
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