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Contributor's Links: The Macro Tourist Where Is Beeks?

I am a private investor who used to work for a big Canadian bank as a derivative index trader. I have been writing a journal for myself for many years. From time to time I have shared these posts with colleagues and friends on my site, The Macro Tourist. ... more

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Guess Who's Buying?
Let’s have a look at the gold trading over the past year. Last November, gold took off and ran from $1,180 to $1,320.
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Bill Gross Succumbs To His Nemesis
According to Bill, the biggest problem with his fund’s performance is the confounding US/German 10-year yield spread.
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Rebalancing: Canadian Edition
Portfolios need to be periodically rebalanced to ensure they maintain asset allocations dictated by the investor.
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Everything You Wanted To Know About MMT (But Were Afraid To Ask)
For some of you, the topic of Modern Monetary Theory will be old hat. For those who are not familiar, I suggest you take some time to learn about this new branch of economic thinking, as it is coming to a screen near you.
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Best Way To Short China?
Global risk markets have recently taken comfort in the Fed’s change of rhetoric along with Mario Draghi’s talk of pulling out the “monetary toolbox”.
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Mnuchin Massacre Christmas Eve Bottom?
I have become a Fed-watcher as the market is trading more based on Powell’s comments than any sort of fundamental metric.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AMTD TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation
BAC Bank of America Corporation
BOTZ Global X Robotics & Artificial
DGLD VelocityShares 3x Inverse Gold ETN
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bear 3X Shares
ERX Direxion Energy Bull 3x Shares
FAS Direxion Financial Bull 3x Shares
GDXJ MARKET VECTORS ETF TRJR GOLD MINES
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GOOS Canada Goose
GUSH Direxion Dly S&P Oil&Gs Ex&Prd Bl 3X ETF
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares ETF
JNUG Direxion Daily Jr Gld Mnrs Bull 3X ETF
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co.
LABD Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bear 3X ETF
LABU Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bull 3X ETF
MEMP Memorial Production Partners LP
ROBO Robo-Stox Global Robotics And Automation Index ETF
SNAP Snap Inc.
TBIO TRANSGENOMIC INC
TLT iShares Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund
TRIP TripAdvisor Inc
UGLD VelocityShares 3x Long Gold ETN
URA Global X Uranium ETF
URG UR-Energy Inc
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