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Callum is the founder of Topdown Charts - a chart driven research house covering global asset allocation and economics. Callum has a background in multi-asset investment strategy on the buyside and has built up strong research and analytical expertise for generating global macro driven ... more

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Top 5 Charts Of The Week: Global Deflation Risk, Bear Market Warning, Potential Policy U-Turn
It looks like a global policy u-turn is required. If central banks act fast enough it should only need to be a temporary u-turn.
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Top 5 Charts Of The Week: Investor Confidence, Global Trade, Asian Currencies, US Labor Market
Here is a mix of charts covering key global macro trends, and ones which highlight risks and opportunities across asset classes.
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China A-Shares: Cheap China
For longer-term investors - buying when valuations are cheap puts the odds in your favor. So maybe after a year where a lot went wrong, perhaps China is due for some better times ahead.
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Commodities: Cheap And Out Of Favor
In this report we look at a unique asset class; diversified commodities (in this case using the GSCI Light Energy Index). As the chart says and shows - and as with the title of this blog - commodities are cheap and out of favor.
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Fed Rate Hikes Vs HY Credit Spreads
At this stage in the cycle, the burden of proof to own credit is higher than usual, and it will pay to think twice before pushing out the risk curve for the sake of hitting income targets.
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Cash Allocations: King Or Trash?
Investors had been running record/cycle low cash allocations going into 2018. But there are a few reasons why this is likely to change.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

ACWI iShares MSCI ACWI Index Fund
AMLP ALPS ALERIAN MLP ETF
ASHR Deutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF
BITCOMP Bitcoin
CEW WISDOMTREE TR DRYFS EMRG
COMP Nasdaq Composite (Index)
DAX Recon Capital DAX Germany ETF
DBA PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund
DBC PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund
DJP iPath Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Index Total Return ETN
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Total Dividend Fund
EEM iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index
EMB iShares JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Fund
ENZL iShares Trust
EPHE iShares MSCI Philippines
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund
FM iShares MSCI Frontier 100 Index ETF
FRN Guggenheim Frontier Markets ETF
FXI iShares China Large-Cap
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GREK Global X MSCI Greece
GSG iShares S&P GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust
GXG Global X/InterBolsa FTSE Colombia 20 ETF
IEF iShares Lehman 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund
IOO iShares S&P Global 100 Index Fund
IWM iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund
JJGTF iPath Bloomberg Grains SubTR ETN
JJOFF iPath Bloomberg Coffee SubTR ETN
NDX Nasdaq 100 Index
OILB iPath B S&P GSCI Crude Oil TR ETN
OVX CBOE Crude Oil Volatility Index
ROBO Robo-Stox Global Robotics And Automation Index ETF
RSX MARKET VECTORS RUS ETF
SPX S&P 500 Index
SPY SPDR S&P 500
TLT iShares Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund
TVIX VELOCITYSHARES DAILY 2X VIX
TWTR Twitter Inc
USO United States Oil Fund, LP
UVXY PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II
VEU Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF
VIX VOLATILITY S&P 500
VXD DJIA VOLATILITY
VXX iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term FuturesTM ETN
XLE Energy Select Sector SPDR
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