Futures & FX

Emerging Money Daily Audio Call March 4

Emerging Money Daily Audio Call March 4 – On the call today we analyze the current market volatility and believe markets are responding to extreme positioning issues. What does this mean? We discuss…
As a function of the above or adding to the tension in markets is todays breakout...

Today’s Emerging Money Daily Audio Call Has Been Released

Emerging Money Daily Audio Call March 4 – On the call today we analyze the current market volatility and believe markets are responding to extreme positioning issues. What does this mean? We discuss…
As a function of the above or adding to the tension in markets is todays breakout by the DXY....

Global EM Positioning: What You Should know

Relative to weightings in the Global MSCI EM Index, there are countries that are hot and some that are not, and it’s not all based on fundamentals. We care because hot markets have priced in good news and cold markets may offer opportunities once a catalyst changes sentiment.

As an investor in...

Emerging Market Trade Update

As we mentioned on the call we want to highlight where emerging markets are looking at potential tests of the mild up channel we have been in since December global market lows, as well as pointing out that emerging market equities are challenging the important .1900 level on the “EM/DM spread....

Rebalance – Emerging Money Country Allocator Index

We have rebalanced the Emerging Money Country Allocator Index for March.

 Key country upgrades include:
Brazil where we increased the weighting 3pp (25%) overall after the underperformance of the currency in February and our expectations of policy adjustments that will begin to roll the wheels...

No Joy In Globalville

There are plenty of shrills piling on the poor 1Q numbers by Joy Global this AM before the market opened.  I have to wonder when the “masters of the obvious” will acknowledge that we didn’t learn anything new today from JOYG that we didn’t price in 3 months ago. 
Commodity prices have been...

Emerging Money Daily Audio Call March 5

Emerging Money Daily Audio Call March 5 – On today’s call we highlight outperformance of Europe and a rebound in global markets today despite Dollars strength that’s pushing EM currencies to the brink.  
As a result EM struggles to move higher and presses lower on the EM/DM spread. We believe...

US Policy On Russia – Not really Making Sense

Please see that attached article on US policy on Russia including sanctions and the overall attempts to challenge their regional sphere of influence.

The thoughts expressed are not difficult and seem relatively elementary in my view. Russia has always been complicated for the US but in fact we...

Today’s Emerging Money Daily Audio Call Has Been Released

Emerging Money Daily Audio Call March 5 – On today’s call we highlight outperformance of Europe and a rebound in global markets today despite Dollars strength that’s pushing EM currencies to the brink.
As a result EM struggles to move higher and presses lower on the EM/DM spread. We believe...