Don't Let Them Crush You Again

Takeaway: It's a global gong show out there. Keep your head up.

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...what stocks, bonds, and commodities did on one Fed voter (Boston's Eric Rosengren) ramping his rate hike rhetoric on Friday?


 How about eviscerating all the no-volume “gains” of the SPY’s summer on a +46.5% volatility (VIX) spike?


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As I've said many times before, "risk happens slowly at first, then all at once."


SPX broke my immediate-term TRADE momentum line of 2171 support and didn’t look back with volatility (front month VIX) ramping. My risk range is now 2115-2170, so I’ll register this as a buy/cover day. The constitution of the bounce will be critical to analyze. (Get my Daily Trading Ranges here.)


Remember... Every seven years or so, most investors get royally crushed by these centrally-planned bubbles, by Old Wall Street and its head-in-the-sand research analysts, and by the woefully blind financial media supporting it.


Don't let them crush you again. Don't be a sheep.


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CHART OF THE DAY: Janet Yellen's Favorite Indicator (Is Red)

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


Doesn’t this set up nicely for another positive “surprise” by Janet to pivot back to dovish, right before the election? As you can see in the Chart of The Day (her former “favorite” indicator – the Change In Labor Market Conditions Index), it’s very red.


And, again, on Friday so was what’s become her new fav indicator – the stock market. Very very, you-gely, red.


CHART OF THE DAY: Janet Yellen's Favorite Indicator (Is Red) - el 09.12.16 EL Chart


REPLAY Special Free Edition of The Macro Show: Beware the Bubble

REPLAY Special Free Edition of The Macro Show: Beware the Bubble - z xq

Did you miss it? Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough went live (for free) this morning on The Macro Show. It was a no-punches pulled look into why “this is one of the top-3 stock market bubbles in history.” He opened up the discussion during interactive Q&A with viewers.


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‘Macro Mentoring’ With Hedgeye’s Keith McCullough : Session 2

In this special HedgeyeTV video, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough goes to the board and sheds light on critical subscriber questions including where we are in the current economic cycle, how this is affecting consumers, implications of what the Fed is doing on the interest rate front, and why the “rate of change” is so important when analyzing macro data sets.


The Week Ahead

The Economic Data calendar for the week of the 12th of September through the 16th of September 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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Cartoon of the Day: Demographics

Cartoon of the Day: Demographics - storkish cartoon 09.09.2016


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