• Global Trade Gets Muddy

    June 18, 2018

    Much to think about this week, but the acceleration in the global trade wars has once again moved to the top of the list. Going tit for tat with China has upset the financial markets. Will this set a precedent for how the U.S. ‘negotiates’ with Europe, NAFTA and the rest of the world?

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  • Risk in Traveling

    June 11, 2018

    When the world becomes uncertain, we retreat towards certainty. Right now there is plenty of significant uncertainty for Global Macro investors in the world: trade wars, Italy’s new populist government, Brazil’s social and economic upheaval, just to name a few major items.

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  • To the Moon

    June 4, 2018

    When the world becomes uncertain, we retreat towards certainty. Right now there is plenty of significant uncertainty for Global Macro investors in the world: trade wars, Italy’s new populist government, Brazil’s social and economic upheaval, just to name a few major items.

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  • Italian Ruins

    May 29, 2018

    And you thought the U.S. political scene was wild and crazy. In Italy, over the weekend, the sitting President used his constitutional powers to block the creation of a legally elected government which already controls the Parliament. This will force new elections which will likely give the populist parties even more power…

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  • Who Blinked? Who Cares?

    May 21, 2018

    Just end all this tariff nonsense and let’s get back to business. Farmers have soybeans to plant and Campbell’s urgently needs cheaper can prices. The steel workers will be upset, but from the looks of their stock prices they were about to lose volumes to imported finished goods anyway, as end customers shifted to cheaper solutions.

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