Monthly Archives: September 2012 - 8 posts found

US Sector & Global Overview – 9/24

Only very few US equity sectors and global stock market indices currently appear attractive based on technicals. Still, there is an interesting opportunity for a contrarian play within US defensives with healthcare and telecoms looking very rich while utilities look…

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Short Term Bounce in UK Industrial Production does not Negate Long Term Negative Trend

Some cheer was reported when UK industrial production rebounded a stronger than expected 2.9% MoM in July. Manufacturing output also rose a stronger than expected 3.2% MoM. The longer-term picture, however, remains bleak.

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US Sector & Global Overview – 9/14

Sectors and global markets continue to exhibit extreme overbought momentum. Utilities are the notable exception to this trend. US SECTOR OVERVIEW GLOBAL OVERVIEW

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Bloomberg interview with Head of Research Claus Vistesen

Our Head of Research Claus Vistesen was on Bloomberg TV this morning to talk about the significance of last week’s ECB meeting and the unveiling of the new bond purchasing programme.

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US Sector & Global Overview – 9/7

Many sectors and global equity markets now look very overbought after last week’s strong rally on the back of the ECB meeting and the poor US jobs market report seen as raising the likelihood of QE3 in the US. In…

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US Leading Indicators are Strong despite Downturn in Manufacturing

The US economy is currently marked by weak manufacturing, but with a housing market showing signs of a sustainable recovery. However, the Fed is focused on the job market, leaving the option open for more quantitative easing if it doesn’t begin to materially improve (which is highly unlikely in the near term)

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US Sector & Global Overview – 9/3


Most US equity sectors and global stock markets are now either now rolling over and falling out of their trading ranges. The number of stocks above their 50d moving averages is falling from above in most sectors and global markets…

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Variant Perception Report on Australia Attracts Attention


Variant Perception recently put out a report to the public about Australia, why the economy and currency are vulnerable and why the RBA is likely to cut rates further. The report has gathered a lot of attention from various official media outlets and blogs.

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