Chief Market Strategist

Graham Summers is Chief Market Strategist for Phoenix Capital Research, an independent investment research firm based in Washington DC with clients in 56 countries around the world.

Graham’s clients include over 20,000 retail ... more

ALL CONTRIBUTIONS

Gold And Silver Are Bubbling… And The Fed Is In Major Trouble
The sell-off in precious metals last week barely put a dent in their rally.
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Why Do The Same Stocks Keep Rallying Day After Day Like Clockwork?
The stock market is up this morning on “start of the month” buying for pension funds and other large financial institutions.
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Why Are Stocks Rallying Despite The Economic Collapse?
On Thursday the U.S. reported its worst ever quarter for economic growth, a whopping 9.5% contraction that comes to an annualized pace of 32.9%. Stocks actually rallied on the news.
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The Bears Fumbled Yesterday; Will They Recover, Or Is It New Highs?
Stocks dropped hard over the last 36 hours, but the buyers stepped in and bought the dip mid-session yesterday. On the surface, the price action felt exciting. But, Tech Stocks had slammed into resistance at the top of their upwards channel.
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Is The Fed About To Crash The Markets? And Why Would It Do This?
The Fed is “pulling the plug” on the markets. The explanation for this is simple. The primary driver of the stock market since the March bottom has been the extraordinary amount of liquidity the Fed has pumped into the financial system
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Stocks Do Not Care About The Economy?
Stocks have little if any correlation to the economy. There are times when stocks will care a lot about the economy, but those time periods are usually short, and due to an unexpected surprise.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

BAC Bank of America Corporation
C Citigroup Inc.
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average
EEM iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund
FXE Euro Currency Trust
FXI iShares China Large-Cap
FXP ProShares UltraShort FTSE/Xinhua China 25
FXY CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GOLD Barrick Gold Corporation
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
IPSU Imperial Sugar Company
IRNHF IRON ORE HLDGS LTD
IWM iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund
IYF iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Sector Index Fund
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co.
NKRKF NOKIAN TYRES PLC
NTETF NIKKEI 225 EXC TR FD
OIL iPath B S&P GSCI Crude Oil TR ETN
PKB PowerShares Dynamic Building & Construction Portfolio
QQQ PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1
SLV iShares Silver Trust
SPY SPDR S&P 500
USD ProShares Ultra Semiconductors
USO United States Oil Fund, LP
UST ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year Treasury
UUP PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund
WF Woori Finance Holdings Co. Ltd.
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PERSONAL BLOG

Latest Posts
Stocks Know The Everything Bubble Has Burst… And Rate Cuts Won’t Save Them
While everyone else is focusing on whether or not the Fed will hike rates next week… I’m much more concerned about what the Fed does when it realizes that rate cuts won’t save the markets.
If Everything Is Under Control… Why Is The Fed Talking Permanent QE, NIRP, And More?
While everyone else is focusing on whether or not the Fed will hike rates next week… I’m much more concerned about what the Fed does when it realizes that rate cuts won’t save the markets.
Three Charts Every Stock Bull Needs To See Right Now
Is the stock market in serious trouble? There are plenty of signs of a significant “risk off” event coming.

Work Experience

President and CEO
Opes Capitalis
January 2012 - Present (8 years 9 months)

Opes Capitalis focuses on developing business strategies to strengthen investment portfolios, increase brand awareness, and expand market reach. Combining elements of decision modeling with quantitative analysis, Opes Capitalis has helped several firms find new opportunities in the capital markets that have translated into high-revenue portfolios.

Partner and Strategic Consultant
Phoenix Capital Research
July 2012 - Present (8 years 3 months)

As partner, Graham oversees and monitors the firm's strategy and market research. As strategic consultant, Graham is guiding the firm's transition and global expansion via capital investment and the establishment of corporate partnerships outside of the United States.

Education

Duke University - The Fuqua School of Business
MBA
2012 / 2013
Private Equity/ Investment
University of Virginia
2009 / 2010
E-marketing
Oberlin College
BA
1999 / 2003
University of Oxford
2001 / 2002
Psychology

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