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

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Stocks Could Very Well Break That Red Line This Time
The stock market is pretty scary these days, isn’t it? And this time, the Fed won't be able to help. Here's why...
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Three Charts Every Strategic Investor Needs To See Today
So all in all, the S&P 500, one of the largest stocks markets in the world, was ramped roughly 2% higher via two interventions in the span of just 28 minutes.
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Fed Insider: “The Fed Is Not Coming To Save Stocks This Time”
The Fed is NOT coming to rescue stocks this time. For decades, investors have been conditioned to “buy the dip” because the Fed invariably steps in to prop up the stock market whenever a collapse begins in earnest.
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The Fed Literally Just Told Us It Wants A Recession!
If the Fed is printing money to force markets higher… markets will go higher. And if the Fed is tightening monetary conditions to force markets lower… markets will GO LOWER.
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The Everything Bubble Has Officially Burst… The Time To Prepare Is Now
All of the above items outline insane levels of speculation in individual assets, but they don’t fully illustrate just how MASSIVE this bubble is.
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Warning: The Fed Won’t Be Saving Stocks This Time
Historically the Fed “saves the day” by intervening in the markets whenever they come unhinged. Well, the markets are already down 20% and we haven’t heard a peep from the Fed.
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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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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 (10 years 6 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 (10 years)

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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