Cartoon of the Day: Strikeout?

Cartoon of the Day: Strikeout? - Fed pitcher cartoon 08.31.2016


The Fed is threatening to hike rates into an economic slowdown.


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Our Message On Friday’s Jobs Report: Get Out Your Crystal Ball!

In this brief excerpt from The Macro Show earlier today, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough explains why the upcoming jobs report is a “binary event” with important ramifications.

An Update On The #BeliefSystem Breakdown: The Missing $7 Trillion

The breakdown in the central planning #BeliefSystem is worth studying. It's partly why, from June 2015 to today, $7 trillion has evaporated into thin air. That's the dollar amount that's been lost in total world equity market cap.


An Update On The #BeliefSystem Breakdown: The Missing $7 Trillion - equity market cap 8 31


Despite the best efforts of central planners, economies in Europe, Japan and China remain mired in sub-par growth. After 673 central bank rate cuts globally, the global equity markets reflect this weakness. 

1. China's Shanghai Comp...

An Update On The #BeliefSystem Breakdown: The Missing $7 Trillion - shanghai comp 8 31

2. Japan's Nikkei...

An Update On The #BeliefSystem Breakdown: The Missing $7 Trillion - nikkei 8 31

3. Europe's EuroStoxx...

An Update On The #BeliefSystem Breakdown: The Missing $7 Trillion - eurostoxx 8 31


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Howard Penney's Chipotle Call Making News | CMG

Takeaway: Chipotle needs to make "significant changes" before we "become more positive on the name," Penney writes.

Hedgeye Restaurants analyst Howard Penney's call on Chipotle was picked up by Bloomberg today. Penney thinks the stock has 50% downside from here. 


Howard Penney's Chipotle Call Making News | CMG - chipotle bbg


Click here to learn more about Restaurants analyst Howard Penney's upcoming Best Idea (short) call on Chipotle. 


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Chipotle: Best Idea Short Call (Why CMG Has 50% Downside)

Takeaway: Our Restaurants analysts are hosting a Best Idea (short) call on Chipotle on 9/6.

Chipotle: Best Idea Short Call (Why CMG Has 50% Downside) - chipotle 8 31



Conference Call

9/6/2016 at 11:00AM


Join the Hedgeye Restaurants Team, led by Sector Head Howard Penney, for an in-depth presentation and refresh to the SHORT case for CMG in which they see 50% of additional downside.


CMG is on their Best Ideas List as a short.


  • Management does not appear to have a cohesive strategy to guide this ship
  • Recovery is slow and the business model is impaired
  • Aggressive unit growth is a leading indicator of future value destruction
  • CMG consumer survey update
  • The new normal P&L is vastly different from the past
  • Margin analysis: What the upside is and how do they get there?
  • Sentiment/Valuation





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[UNLOCKED] Fund Flow Survey | Defense Wins Championships

[UNLOCKED] Fund Flow Survey | Defense Wins Championships - dollar

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