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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The Fifth Largest Economy In The World Just Lost Control Of Its Currency
The Bank of England is now the first major central bank to lose control of its respective bond and currency markets.
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Two Charts Every Long-Term Investor Needs To See Now
For decades central bankers argued that inflation was good while deflation was bad. To that end, they have printed some $20 trillion in new money and used it to prop up the financial markets.
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The Great Currency Crisis Of Our Lifetimes Is Starting Now
When you borrow in U.S. dollars, you are effectively shorting the USD This is especially true if your domestic currency is not the USD.
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This Is The Single Worst Thing That Could Happen To Stocks Right Now!
When Treasury yields are low investors are willing to pay a higher Price to Earnings (P/E) multiple for stocks.
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Japan Just Unleashed The Next Wave Of Inflation
The Japanese Yen has imploded as the BOJ continued to print money over the last 2 years. In contrast, central banks in both Europe and the U.S. are tightening. As a result of this difference in policy Japan’s currency has collapsed to a 24 year low.
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The Fed’s Worst Nightmare Has Officially Arrived
The Fed’s worst nightmare has arrived. Sticky inflation in the form of a wage spiral.
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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 10 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 4 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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