Archive | January, 2016

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Funds Shoretening and Marcro Shaky

FUNDS SHORTENING AND MACRO SHAKY On Davos last week central banks’ presidents did their job in talking about further “support” for the markets (China) and a potential new wave of liquidity easing (ECB and BoJ). The rhetoric was enough to halt the selling mode that investors were on and provoked a capitulation that drove equities […]

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S&P 500 Futures - Mar 16 - Option Queen meets Confucius

Option Queen meets Confucius

Cu Rua, the ancient special turtle from Hanoi Vietnam, has died. Is this a bad omen for Wall and Broad? Confucius say be cautious! Here in the USA there is talk of a possible “Battle of the Billionaires” this coming November and that’s not from Confucius. The current rumour is that Michael Bloomberg is considering […]

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S&P 500 Futures - Mar 16 - Option Queen Newsletter

Option Queen Newsletter

Some of the wild action seen in the Friday session was due to option’s expiration and some of it was just pre-holiday adjustments. We knew the retreat was coming; we were lucky enough to have figured that out for this newsletter. What we don’t know is how long this retreat will last. A lot depends […]

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Fear of slower growth in China

Weekly Coffee Perspective – Jan 11th to 15th of 2016 – Week 2 – China The markets are having a serious indigestion after the end year meals. In China the PBOC setting the Yuan range lower several days drove most risky-assets lower not only on expectations of further devaluations but also as a signal that […]

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Option Queen Letter and S&P 500 Futures

Although the Chinese markets, Saudi turmoil and North Korean nuclear test have been given credit for last week’s market retreat, there are other factors that are being ignored. We have been warning that a strong US Dollar will have a deflationary effect on the US economy and somewhat negative effects on the middle income earners, […]

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Happy New Year

Stock market indices in 2015 ended in the positive territory in most of the countries in Europe as well as in Japan, while in the US the S&P500 lost 0.73%, the Dow Jones -2.123% and the NASDAQ gained 5.73% – all considering local currencies. If you convert the performances in USD some like the DAX […]

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