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  1. Wednesday, Jan 6

    After the distraction of Trump’s persistent attempts to avoid defenestration from the White House, likely Democrat victories in the Georgia Senate run-offs mean the ”Blue Wave” is finally going to arrive in Washington DC. In today’s briefing Capital Alpha takes an in-depth look into what investors can expect from the incoming Biden administration now it […]

  2. Tuesday, Jan 5

    What could possibly go wrong? That is the question any sensible investor should be asking as the New Year kicks off. It is especially true after the year we have just had and the fact that the overwhelming majority seem to be predicting the world is set to recover as though nothing much has happened. […]

  3. The battle for the dignity of real money

    Gold bugs and cryptocurrency evangelists could argue all day about what makes money, well, money, but for now most investors are going with fiat currency. In today’s Macro Briefing, Exante Data highlights what makes a good one and sets out the madness of just relying on one. Of course, one thing is for certain: inflation […]

  4. Wednesday, Dec 16

    Compared to most autocratic leaders, President Trump hardly fits the mould, but he did teach a valuable lesson to other would be dictators by failing to respond to his citizens’ needs and losing an election he could have easily won. That is the view of Inferential Focus, which in today’s Macro Briefing, explains why the […]

  5. Tuesday, Dec 15

    What happens when the prevailing myth of an infinite zero rate time horizon meets a company with a good story to tell? Infinite risk tolerance. In today’s Briefing, Epsilon Theory explains why Tesla is the poster boy for this new phenomenon and why, for the time being at least, no valuation is too extreme for […]

  6. Thursday, Dec 10

    In recent years we’ve had the climate deniers, and then more recently the Covid deniers. In our world of macroeconomics and investing we’ve had our own set of deniers; the inflation deniers. To be fair, this crowd – and they’re a big crowd – have had the data on their side, and the inflationists have […]

  7. Wednesday, Dec 9

    The coronavirus has, of course, been harsher to some than others, but on balance, at least in the developed world, it has prompted governments to support incomes while simultaneously shutting down opportunities to spend those funds. In today’s Macro Briefing, Topdown Charts explains why that situation has, on aggregate, produced a glut of savings that […]

  8. Tuesday, Dec 8

    The “new normal” and “unprecedented” are words that nobody is going to miss about 2020, and thanks to the vaccines they could soon be consigned to history. In today’s Macro Briefing 3Fourteen Research explains why for equity investors, the pandemic is over and how the “lockdown losers” are set to thrive as human nature kicks […]

  9. Friday, Dec 5

    The Covid-19 pandemic has sped up transformation across society and the economy that many had seen as inevitable. In today’s Macro Briefing, Ollari Consulting explains why that may well be the case for economic policy, and why investors should pay attention to the velocity of money as policymakers try to level the playing field and […]

  10. Wednesday, Dec 3

    The great equity rotation is not going to lift all ships, as Harlyn Research pointed out in a note we featured in yesterday’s briefing. This is further affirmed today by equity strategists at Jefferies who explain why the US tech sector may be approaching the limits of sustainable valuations. In other highlights, Ned Davis Research […]