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Monday, February 22, 2016

The only charts that actually matter


I am very happy because everyone is paying attention to a bunch of silly charts that are asserting the US market is going to remain in a downtrend, even though this same weakness has happened every winter and has gone away every following spring.

Meanwhile, this is happening:


People are no longer piddling their panties about the US market. $VIX futures are back in contango.

And maybe this is why:


The nowcast for GDP is back above the consensus expectation, which seems about as primal a contrary indicator as you can get.

I find it hilarious that so-called dispassionate "it is what it is" chartists have really just been absorbed into the larger US cokehead hedgefund piddle-party.


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