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Eurodollar University’s Making Sense; Episode 43; Part 1: Inflation Per the Suasion

43.1 The Fed doesn’t do Money so it offers SuasionCentral banks cannot define, identify, measure or map modern money. And they haven’t been able to since the 1970s. So instead they offer “moral suasion”. That’s a fancy word for threats, posturing and coercion. That’s all fine and well until the global economy requires money. [Emil’s Summary] As many listeners have long suspected, your podcast host did, as a child, run away and join the circus.  Not...

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Eurodollar University’s Making Sense; Episode 42; Part 2: The Other Side of TIPS

42.2 Real Yields Near Record Lows say Economy’s AwfulReal yields recently hit RECORD lows. Yes, inflation is rising but is that due to the real economy expanding?  Real yields say, “No!”. Real yields say, ‘The real economy is AWFUL!’ So what is driving inflation expectations higher? Fuel. Oil prices are up – but the economy isn’t. [Emil’s Summary] A recent Hidden Forces podcast with Demetri Kofinas featured professor Kevin Vallier and his new book...

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Eurodollar University’s Making Sense; Episode 42; Part 1: Doubts Keep Blooming About This QE Business

42.1 WSJ Columnist asks Fed: ‘What the…?’ Wall Street Journal columnist Andy Kessler recently spoke with Jeff Snider about central banks and monetary policy. He ended a recent column with, “The least the Fed can do is get out of the way. End QE now”. [Emil’s Summary] A recent Hidden Forces podcast with Demetri Kofinas featured professor Kevin Vallier and his new book “Trust in a Polarized Age”. Vallier notes that Americans are less trusting...

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Episode 41; Part 2: Professor Copper’s Got Other Courses To Teach

41.2 Copper Prices Signal Inflation (or something else?) [Emil’s Summary] Mary Toft had delivered a litter of rabbits – that was the news that reached the court of King George I in 1726. Obstetrician John Howard arrived at Toft’s bedside in September where he was presented with several animal parts, ostensibly from the supernatural womb. In October, she delivered nine dead baby rabbits, prompting Howard to write a letter to England’s greatest doctors and scientists, as well as the King’s...

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Episode 41; Part 1: At Times, Interest Rates *Do* Go Up

41.1 Has the US Treasury Bond Rout Begun? (No.) [Emil’s Summary] Mary Toft had delivered a litter of rabbits – that was the news that reached the court of King George I in 1726. Obstetrician John Howard arrived at Toft’s bedside in September where he was presented with several animal parts, ostensibly from the supernatural womb. In October, she delivered nine dead baby rabbits, prompting Howard to write a letter to England’s greatest doctors and scientists, as well...

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Episode 40; Part 3: Inflation on TV But Not In Real Life

PROGRAMMING NOTE: Episode 40 will be the final one for 2020. Episode 41 will pick back up in early January, ~10th. ———WHERE——— AlhambraTube: https://bit.ly/2Xp3royApple: https://apple.co/3czMcWN Deezer: https://bit.ly/3ndoVPE iHeart: https://ihr.fm/31jq7cI TuneIn: http://tun.in/pjT2Z Castro: https://bit.ly/30DMYza Google: https://bit.ly/3e2Z48M Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3arP8mY Pandora: https://pdora.co/2GQL3Qg Breaker: https://bit.ly/2CpHAFO Castbox: https://bit.ly/3fJR5xQ...

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Tactical Update: Long-Term Trends

Note: There are a lot of charts in this post. That doesn’t mean that we are technicians. We use charts because we are primarily interested in trends, especially long-term, big-picture trends. And charts are the easiest way to present that information. In general, you will want your tactical adjustments to respect the long-term trend. There are times when it makes sense to position for a reversal but only at extremes. Stocks S&P 500 The trend here is pretty obvious, although there...

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At Least Some Things Never Change

With the markets unmoored from historical reality (along with half the country, by the way) and valuations at historic and unprecedented extremes, it’s refreshing to see some things don’t change, such as the painful short squeeze taking place in the 50 most shorted stocks. We don’t miss those days, not one bit.  So painful to be caught in a nutcracking short squeeze. Market valuations do not regress to their means until they do.  And they will.  Someday. Our favorite stock market...

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Episode 40; Part 2: Dimon Says UST’s Have Cooties

PROGRAMMING NOTE: Episode 40 will be the final one for 2020. Episode 41 will pick back up in early January, ~10th. ———WHERE——— AlhambraTube: https://bit.ly/2Xp3royApple: https://apple.co/3czMcWN Deezer: https://bit.ly/3ndoVPE iHeart: https://ihr.fm/31jq7cI TuneIn: http://tun.in/pjT2Z Castro: https://bit.ly/30DMYza Google: https://bit.ly/3e2Z48M Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3arP8mY Pandora: https://pdora.co/2GQL3Qg Breaker: https://bit.ly/2CpHAFO Castbox: https://bit.ly/3fJR5xQ...

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Eurodollar University’s Making Sense; Episode 40; Part 1: The Inside Story of Lehman, Collateral, and Why Always Premature Celebrations

PROGRAMMING NOTE: Episode 40 will be the final one for 2020. Episode 41 will pick back up in early January, ~10th. ———WHERE——— AlhambraTube: https://bit.ly/2Xp3royApple: https://apple.co/3czMcWN Deezer: https://bit.ly/3ndoVPE iHeart: https://ihr.fm/31jq7cI TuneIn: http://tun.in/pjT2Z Castro: https://bit.ly/30DMYza Google: https://bit.ly/3e2Z48M Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3arP8mY Pandora: https://pdora.co/2GQL3Qg Breaker: https://bit.ly/2CpHAFO Castbox: https://bit.ly/3fJR5xQ...

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