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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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Bond Market Seasonality
We look at the historical seasonality patterns for bond yields and a couple of key conclusions come out. The main one is that bond yields tend to rise in the first part of the year.
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Implied Correlation Index Flashes A Buy Signal
It's quite possible that we are about to re-enter a period of higher correlations as macro currents take greater sway vs stock-specific or sector-specific factors.
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Chart Of The Week: CDS Vs. High Yield
US high yield credit spreads seemed to basically slumber through the stock market correction and VIX spike.
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HH Cyclicals Vs. Defensives - The Next Shoe To Drop?
The current topping out of cyclicals relative performance line "needs" to go further and in doing so drive a deeper correction.
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Sentiment Snapshot: Back To Business
The much awaited and widely predicted correction (that no one really ended up predicting) has turned 2 weeks old now, and driven the S&P 500 down almost -12% top to bottom.
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Chart Of The Week: US REIT Dividend Yields
US REITs have been double-hammered by the rise in bond yields and equity market correction. Since peaking in August 2016 the Dow Jones REIT index fell -17%.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

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 OTC Indices USA
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
OIL iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return Index 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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