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Roger Hirst
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Tapering, Disappointing Data, and Lack of Global Growth

Whilst 'Tapering' in 2013 meant higher yields, this time around, if it does take place, it'll likely lead to lower yields.

Diego Tremiterra
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Infinite Inflows, China’s Tech Crackdown, and Increased OPEC Pricing Power

Record-high equity inflows promise a continued liquidity bonanza for markets, while the oil supply and demand imbalance is likely to grow more acute than what consensus expects.

Roger Hirst
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The Dollar, Emerging Markets, and Volatility

A surging dollar could have significant implications for reflation, emerging markets, and volatility.

Diego Tremiterra
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Tapering, The Return of Growth, and Oil's 7-Years High

Tapering is not yet an issue, growth is timidly coming back and oil is near 7 years high.

Roger Hirst
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Market, Corporates and Central Banks’ View on Inflation

Commodity prices and CPI subcomponents continue to flag an increased risk of inflation.

Diego Tremiterra
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Healthier Positioning, Green Politics, and Carbon Allowances

Positioning in the market has become less extreme, especially ahead of what has historically been a lower return period for the stock market.

Roger Hirst
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Corporate Taxes, EM Tech, and New Investing Principles

We find the increased focus on corporate taxes to be a fair and necessary discussion to have, especially given the number of loopholes that corporates are currently benefiting from.

Diego Tremiterra
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Gold Miners and Energy Alternatives

The reflation trade is still alive, gold miners may provide an outsized opportunity, and the low carbon emission economy is becoming an important long-term economic driver of prices.

Roger Hirst
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Short-Term Inflation, Long-Term Unknown

Short-term vs long-term inflation expectations are telling two different stories about the fundamental strength of the economy.

Diego Tremiterra
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The Acceleration of Retail Participation

Asset price performance has been quite solid across the board and the Yield Curve has continued its steepening, with rates in the long end getting closer to 2%.

Roger Hirst
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The Risks to 2021 Consensus Outlook

The reflation narrative has become the overwhelming consensus view for 2021. This implies a weaker dollar, higher bond yields, and outperformance from emerging markets and commodities.

Diego Tremiterra
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2020: Financial Markets in Retrospective

US Tech, Gold, and Bitcoin did very well, whilst the US Dollar and Crude Oil were the big losers of the year.