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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Are We Setting Up For Another 1987-Type Crash?
Over the last few weeks, I’ve been outlining the clear evidence that stocks are in a bubble, arguably the largest stock market bubble of all time. In truth, however, it’s not just a bubble in stocks, it’s a bubble in Treasuries. When will it burst?
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When This Happens The U.S. Will Be Just Weeks Away From A Debt Crisis?
The market has rallied aggressively on the belief that a Debt Ceiling deal will be made.  Celebrating a Debt Ceiling deal is like polishing the brass on the Titanic. The U.S. has $28.8 trillion in debt. Two years ago, it was just $22.7 trillion. 
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Stocks Are Sitting On The Ledge Of A Cliff
The S&P 500 broke below its 50-DMA two weeks ago. It has since failed to reclaim this line. That is the first time this has happened this year.
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September Ends Badly… Is A Crash About To Hit?
Stocks ended the month with an extremely ugly candle.
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Stocks Need To Rally Hard Now Or We Have A Top In Place
Today is also the second to last day of the week, which means we are about to see a new weekly candle on the charts.
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The Market Is In Serious Trouble
The technical damage from the last few weeks has been horrific. The two most heavily weighted sectors in the S&P 500 (Tech and Healthcare) are in confirmed downtrends.
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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 (9 years 11 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 (9 years 5 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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