Large AUDNZD Rally to Occur

Large AUDNZD Rally to Occur

This is a random FX post – which I don’t do often – but I think it’s high probability and big enough in its potential P&L impact that it’s worth posting. Below, note the AUDNZD pair is testing a break-out…...

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Multiple Years of USD Work Suggests Another Secular Peak in Place

Multiple Years of USD Work Suggests Another Secular Peak in Place

Back in March-2015 we highlighted the chart below when the USD was approaching ~100 and noted that at this price level the currency was nearing major long-term resistance line (1) and that it had spent very little time above that resistance…...

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Putting Bitcoin's Recent Decline in Perspective

Putting Bitcoin’s Recent Decline in Perspective

To the casual observer, Bitcoin (XBT) has been in crash mode over the past week or so, declining to ~$1,750 at its lows this morning from ~$2,500 at the start of the week, a 30% decline in a few days…....

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Big Picture Update

Big Picture Update

Our highest conviction thematics within our big picture thinking remain the following: US equities: mid-cycle pause framework EU equities: major periphery rally underway, per N225 (2012) and SHCOMP (2014) set-ups EM equities: large cyclical rally underway up to 2007 highs…...

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Gold, Finally Ready to Shine?

Gold, Finally Ready to Shine?

If the answer to the title of this piece is “no”, I swear to god it’s the last time I ever write about this god-forsaken metal. Anyhow, in the chart below I plot CHFUSD alongside gold through history.  Note how…...

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The Race to Seven Digits?

The Race to Seven Digits?

Let’s revisit our 2/24/17 post on XBT and its resemblance to PMs, specifically silver, in the 1960s-1980s. In that post we basically suggested that XBT since 2010 has been highly similar to silver from the 1960-1980 era on a chart/pattern…...

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Round-Tripping on the SHCOMP

Round-Tripping on the SHCOMP

I reviewed China in a Dec-16 post, focusing on what at the time seemed to be a building case for out-sized moves in USDCNY and the SHCOMP and largely predicated on how the ratio chart b/t these two items seemed to…...

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CHFUSD Break-out Nearing (Gold Pull-Through?)

CHFUSD Break-out Nearing (Gold Pull-Through?)

CHFUSD (solid) and gold (dash) are plotted on a monthly basis over time below. Few assets correlate more strongly, more consistently or for longer periods of time than these two have for decades. Post 2011 peak for CHFUSD the cross…...

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Bitcoin (Echoes of Precious Metals in 1978?)

Bitcoin (Echoes of Precious Metals in 1978?)

As noted earlier when it was printing 1125, Bitcoin (XBT), now at 1175, has been in the process this week of breaking its former all-time weekly closing high of 1137 in Nov-13.   The move completes a consolidation process off that…...

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Closing the Loop on Japan & China

Closing the Loop on Japan & China

In the past few days I’ve detailed important inflection points in both Japan & China, at least as I perceived them. The only thing I didn’t do was throw up a ratio chart b/t the two region’s equity markets –…...

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