As goes the Dollar as goes volatility and risk assets. After Whirlybird said the Dollar had room to weaken (sort of) we got validation of the call we made BEFORE the Fed: “95 before 110” was the trade named (see Emerging Money last week).
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.
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…
Do I think Inflation is Rising?
I have to say I do. Last week the Fed told us with a dovish voice that they could still see liftoff when you don’t expect it. I think a lot of folks don’t expect it. Last week CPI data was more than a little hot. Higher oil prices reverse what was the match that lit latest round of CB easing and QE measures. Falling oil really put the wind at the EBC’s back.
The outrage that a man as public and politically linked at Boris Nemtsov could be killed on the busiest bridge in Moscow is resonating throughout Russia. We haven’t seen an assassination like this in a decade and it says now that even formerly unspoken rules are all out the window.
Can India truly deliver on the promise of the best demographic and consumer growth story in the world? India is the BRIC country without any other members. India is delivering “China like” growth and has been one the best performing major EMs in the last 12 months (+36%).
Anybody hear Naimi yesterday? Saudis think demand goes higher.
Coke: Im Lovin it!
McDonald’s and Coke, they go hand in hand (much like their lesser cousins Burger King and Pepsi) in many ways. You were either a McDonald’s guy or a Burger King guy growing up and if you were a