Entries by The Trend Letter

Why should we care about a German bank?

While tens of millions watched the US presidential debate on Monday, investors who understand the global economy were watching the shares of Germany’s Deutsche Bank (DB). Why should we care about a German bank? Deutsche Bank is the 4th largest bank in the world, with over $2 trillion in assets. It also has one of […]

Headline – Sept 28/16

Wall St rises as energy, financial stocks gain. Read story Deutsche Bank sells UK unit, rules out capital increase. Read story Germany denies preparing Deutsche Bank rescue plan. Read story Draghi goes head-to-head with German critics of ECB policy. Read story Instant coffee brand promises men instant erections. Read story China’s ambitious plan to make […]

Headlines – Sept 27/16

Saudi’s, Iran dash hopes for oil deal in Algeria. Read story Wall St propped up by tech stocks. Read story Trump, Clinton ratchet up attacks. Read story Deutsche Bank shares fall to fresh new lows. Read story WTO cuts world growth to slowest rate since global financial crisis.Read story BlackRock warns on Treasuries as Fed […]

Headlines – Sept 26/16

World stocks get twitchy ahead of Trump, Clinton showdown. Read story Stocks fall as Deutsche Bank leads rout in lenders; Bonds climb. Read story Oil rises as OPEC meets, volatility hits post-Doha high. Read story Former IMF Chief Rato on trial for Spain Bankia fraud. Read story  US bond market’s biggest buyers are selling like […]

Equity market update – September 15/16

For over a month now, we have been highlighting the potential correction scenarios for the S&P 500. Below is the chart we showed on August 28th. At that time we highlighted that the first two potential corrections (black & blue arrows) represented healthy pullbacks. We also noted that if the Key Support at 1978-1998 (green […]

Headlines – September 7/16

World stocks hit one-year highs as Fed hike prospects fade. Read story Fed’s Williams says US economy in good shape, wants rate hike. Read story Oil rises, but doubt over output deal tempers rally. Read story Bank of England’s Carney says he’s ‘serene’ about Brexit warnings. Read story How Snowden escaped Hong Kong. Read story […]

Headlines – September 2/16

Wall St rises as jobs report reins in rate bets. Read story Manufacturing jobs go unfilled due to skill gap. Read story Oil up, but heads for biggest weekly loss in 8 months. Read story Trudeau uses business speech in China to focus on human rights. Read story Putin pushes for oil freeze deal with […]

Headlines – September 1/16

Wall St opens flat as investors await jobs data. Read story Manufacturing in US contracts for first time in six months. Read story EU ruling on Apple’s Irish tax is ‘total political crap’: CEO. Read story Weak Pound drives UK factories back from Brexit shock. Read story US layoffs remain low; labor costs spike in second […]


Wall St rises as hawkish Fed boost financial stocks. Read story Central bankers spurn call for radical approach at Jackson Hole. Read story European stocks fall as Fed outlook lifts US dollar; oil declines. Read story Beneath Yuan quiet, China worries rise. Read story Massive BOJ stimulus shock looms, says $2 trillion UBS investor. Read […]

A complimentary copy of The Trend Letter

We have received quite a few requests asking for a copy of The Trend Letter, so that readers could get a sense of the format & content that we send out each week. This seemed like a reasonable request, so we thought that rather than deal with these on a  one by one basis, we […]