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Callum is the founder of Topdown Charts - a chart driven research house covering global asset allocation and economics. Callum has a background in multi-asset investment strategy on the buyside and has built up strong research and analytical expertise for generating global macro driven ... more

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Top 5 Charts Of The Week - Thursday, Oct. 18
European bank CDS are trending up, and this is a key risk to monitor.
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Global Consumer Confidence And Global Equities
Much like the OECD leading indicators, the global manufacturing PMI peaked and turned down (more or less about the same time as the ACWI did).
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Bank CDS Watch - Stress Signs?
At this point, risk looks well contained in the US banking sector, with risk pricing suppressed around the lows.
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USDCNY - It's Going To 7, Folk
A further round of weakness in the Chinese yuan is likely to trigger more EMFX and Asian currency weakness, and hence strike risk sentiment and cause a spike in short-term demand for the US dollar - which obviously would exacerbate the issue.
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Top 5 Charts Of The Week - Wednesday, Oct. 10
Fed vs HY Credit Spreads, history shows that sooner or later Fed rate hikes will blow up junk bonds.
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OECD Leading Indicators Vs Global Equities
The latest round of OECD leading indicator data showed ongoing softness in the breadth across countries - which is an interesting and innovative indicator we track as part of a suite of indicators on global equities.
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ACWI iShares MSCI ACWI Index Fund
AMLP ALPS ALERIAN MLP ETF
ASHR Deutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF
BITCOMP Bitcoin
CEW WISDOMTREE TR DRYFS EMRG
COMP Nasdaq Composite (Index)
DAX Recon Capital DAX Germany ETF
DBA PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund
DBC PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund
DJP iPath Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Index Total Return ETN
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Total Dividend Fund
EEM iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index
EMB iShares JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Fund
ENZL iShares Trust
EPHE iShares MSCI Philippines
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund
FM iShares MSCI Frontier 100 Index ETF
FRN Guggenheim Frontier Markets ETF
FXI iShares China Large-Cap
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GREK Global X MSCI Greece
GSG iShares S&P GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust
GXG Global X/InterBolsa FTSE Colombia 20 ETF
IEF iShares Lehman 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund
IOO iShares S&P Global 100 Index Fund
IWM iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund
JJG iPath Bloomberg Grains SubTR ETN
JO iPath Bloomberg Coffee SubTR ETN
NDX Nasdaq 100 Index
OILB iPath B S&P GSCI Crude Oil TR ETN
OVX CBOE Crude Oil Volatility Index
ROBO Robo-Stox Global Robotics And Automation Index ETF
RSX MARKET VECTORS RUS ETF
SPX S&P 500 Index
SPY SPDR S&P 500
TLT iShares Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund
TVIX VELOCITYSHARES DAILY 2X VIX
TWTR Twitter Inc
USO United States Oil Fund, LP
UVXY PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II
VEU Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF
VIX VOLATILITY S&P 500
VXD DJIA VOLATILITY
VXX iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term FuturesTM ETN
XLE Energy Select Sector SPDR
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