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I am a private investor who used to work for a big Canadian bank as a derivative index trader. I have been writing a journal for myself for many years. From time to time I have shared these posts with colleagues and friends on my site, The Macro Tourist. ... more

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The Fed Is Not On Our Side
The Federal Reserve will hike at least every other meeting until something breaks.
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Thankful For Their Skepticism
While a couple of years ago, the majority of pundits were not talking about inflation recently the market has awakened to the risks that accompany a decade of crazy central bank monetary policies.
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Boots On The Ground For The Next Economic Leg Up
We’re now eight years into an economic expansion. Not only that, the financial system is far from a shining beacon of stability.
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Sleepwalking Into The Next Crisis?
Trade wars cause rising prices - no denying that point. But whether that causes stock and bond prices to rise or fall depends a lot on the reaction function of the central bank.
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EC Overwriting Madness
Investors chase returns and invest in the best performing asset at the worst possible time.
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European End Game
The end game for Europe will be to inflate away all this debt. Even more so than US. The European Union is inherently more unstable than most other large countries.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AMTD TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation
BAC Bank of America Corporation
BOTZ Global X Robotics & Artificial
DGLD VelocityShares 3x Inverse Gold ETN
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bear 3X Shares
ERX Direxion Energy Bull 3x Shares
FAS Direxion Financial Bull 3x Shares
GDXJ MARKET VECTORS ETF TRJR GOLD MINES
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GOOS Canada Goose
GUSH Direxion Dly S&P Oil&Gs Ex&Prd Bl 3X ETF
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares ETF
JNUG Direxion Daily Jr Gld Mnrs Bull 3X ETF
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co.
LABD Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bear 3X ETF
LABU Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bull 3X ETF
MEMP Memorial Production Partners LP
ROBO Robo-Stox Global Robotics And Automation Index ETF
SNAP Snap Inc.
TBIO TRANSGENOMIC INC
TLT iShares Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund
TRIP TripAdvisor Inc
UGLD VelocityShares 3x Long Gold ETN
URA Global X Uranium ETF
URG UR-Energy Inc
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