Monthly Archives: November 2015

SQUAWK BOX WEEKLY UPDATE – 11/16/15

Markets Performance / Current Trading Range The markets fell in rather aggressive fashion for the first time in six weeks, with the S&P 500 falling sharply by -3.6% to 2,023 on Friday November 13, down from 2,099 on Friday, November 6. The S&P 500 recently hit an intraday high of 2,116 on November 3rd, which […]

SQUAWK BOX WEEKLY UPDATE – 11/09/15

Markets Performance / Current Trading Range The markets were able to post a sixth-consecutive week of gains this past week, with the S&P 500 closing a point shy of 2,100, rising another +1.0% to 2,099 on Friday November 6, up from 2,079 on Friday, October 30. From the relative low of 1,882 on September 28th, […]

Doublewood: Red & Gold Diplomacy

Since several months ago, we have been witnessing a series of dramatic episodes in the world’s geopolitical stage. Practically every major country has racheted up their engagement with China. That is ushering in a period of Big Diplomacy, as the world looks for a new balance in a polycentric reality. Today, let us zoom in […]

SQUAWK BOX WEEKLY UPDATE – 11/02/15

Markets Performance / Current Trading Range We’ve now seen five consecutive weeks of gains for the markets, with the S&P 500 gaining another +0.2%, moving up to 2,079 on Friday, October 30 from 2,075 on Friday, October 23. Interestingly, 4 out of the 5 days last week were actually down days – of course, with […]

U.S./China Relations: South China Sea

I was asked whether the US warship in the South China Sea will upset the current state of relations between China and the US. My brief response is: “Don’t worry about the US intrusion into the South China Sea for now. It is well within the control mechanisms put into place by the two countries […]

Liberty Blitzkrieg

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. - Albert Camus

Hidden Forces

"It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong." - Voltaire

aceloewgold

"It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong." - Voltaire

Touch Stone Connect

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