We’re Getting Questions About the Market Short

Yesterday, we got the same question from an existing client and a prospective client.  They both wanted to know if we were taking off our market short.  We’ve been publicly short the S&P 500 (ticker: SPY) and the NASDAQ (ticker: QQQ) since the first week of January.  It’s been our most profitable position this year … Read more

The Depth Report – The New Inflation Number is Huge – And is Understated

Overview: The US Bureau of Labor Statistics just announced the March Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 8.5%, the highest number in just over 40 years.  Some government officials are pointing to the core number excluding food and energy (for people who don’t use either?) of “just” 6.5% which is the highest number in just under … Read more

All the news is bad. Why do the markets keep going up?

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A discussion between Gary Brode of Deep Knowledge Investing and Raji Khabbaz of ArcanX covering: All the news is bad. Why do the markets keep going up? Is the Russian response to sanctions effective and what does it mean for the dollar in the future? What economic indicators are we watching now? What are we … Read more

Webinar – All the news is bad. Why do the markets keep going up?

Webinar – All the news is bad. Why do the markets keep going up? A conversation with Gary Brode and Raji Khabbaz (Portfolio Manager of ArcanX, Member of the Deep Knowledge Investing Board of Advisors) Monday, April 4th at 4:30 Eastern Free but registration required: https://deepknowledgeinvesting.com/webinar/

War in Ukraine: An Honest Discussion of the Costs for US Citizens

We published a piece in the newspaper that deals with issues so important, we wanted to re-emphasize them here.  For our non-U.S. subscribers, please note that while certain discussion of U.S. policy won’t apply to you, key points on energy and food inflation will affect you as well.  Link to the original article is here.  … Read more

We Called Stagflation a Month Ago – The Idea Seems to be Catching on Now

Preparing for Recession/Stagflation: In November, we prepared subscribers for coming inflation and noted that the current CPI number was not accurate.  We wrote: “Those huge increases in energy, housing, and food prices indicate that the relatively benign CPI number is underestimating the issue.”  In February, we openly said that the recent GDP number of 6.9 … Read more

More Nonsense from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics – CPI

This morning, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced last month’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) was up 7.9%.  As we’ve pointed out multiple times in multiple forums, this number is complete nonsense. The increase in shelter (housing) prices was listed at 4.7%.  As we’ve noted in the past, this is due to a change made … Read more