The CA Digest is a compilation of: (1) some excerpts from the previous week’s CA Newsletter, (2) a summary of interesting Forum posts, and (3) new features on the CA web site.  If you like what you see in the archives below, sign up on right sidebar.  Please note that Gmail may deliver the Digest into the Promotions tab (rather than your Primary inbox).  If you reply to the email, Gmail will start putting the Digests in your main inbox.  Feel free to use that opportunity to send me feedback.

Digest 170315

By | March 15th, 2017|Digest|

Announcements: I'm pleased to announce that the regime change article I wrote for Automated Trader magazine has been published.  If you want to read an excerpt, the link is here.  Subscribers to AT should be receiving the issue shortly. I've also started writing again for the CA web site.  Read [...]

CA Digest 170308

By | March 8th, 2017|Digest|

QUOTATIONS: I think the tone of the markets the second week [week of March 6] will be negative. You know all the “fake news” outlets will give the Women’s Strike good coverage – in fact, it could last more than a day.  It’s not implausible Trump throws gas on the [...]

CA Digest 170301

By | March 1st, 2017|Digest|

QUOTATIONS: The rise in CPI was a punch in the face.  (CA, Feb 19, 2017)  This is probably one of the reasons the March meeting shot up over 50% recently. Watch for new features in coming weeks. Weekly Essay - Curve Regimes: I finished that article on regime change for a trade [...]

CA Digest 170222

By | February 22nd, 2017|Digest|

ANNOUNCEMENT: I am in the middle of reorganizing the web site, and wanted to see what the demand was for back issues (a la Jim Grant).  If you want to purchase the February 12th issue (from which most of this Digest is based), you can order it HERE.  If you are [...]

Digest 170214

By | February 14th, 2017|Digest|

ANNOUNCEMENT: Normally, I send the Digest out on Wednesdays, but this week's Forum post was on some of the things I do to keep on top of the markets.  One of the resources I mentioned was RealVision.com.  They have $100 off for Valentine's Day (net $264/year), which is today (in [...]

Digest 170208

By | February 8th, 2017|Digest|

QUOTATIONS: "I could see how the "fiscal" stimulus folks could have been disappointed by Trump's first business day after the inauguration.  Rather than focus on improving growth, Trump spent a lot of time on things that could restrict growth (renegotiating trade pacts)."  (Jan 25 email)  We still see very few [...]

Digest 170201

By | February 1st, 2017|Digest|

QUOTES: "Start getting used to taller candlesticks." (Jan 22) [On steepening] "Part of this is what I had been saying for a few weeks now – the bears had been concentrating on being short the front end (possibly with longs in the longer end), while the bulls concentrated on the [...]

Digest 170125

By | January 25th, 2017|Digest|

Weekly Essay (Jan 15, 2017) - The January Fixed Income Rally: For a few weeks now, I have mentioned the January fixed income rally that we have seen the past three years.  If you count this year, that would be four years in a row.  You can see from the [...]

Digest 170118

By | January 18th, 2017|Digest|

NEW CA WEB SITE FEATURES: New Digest Page - There is now an archive of past Digests. Updated Positions Page - I put a few trades from previous quarters, and will add some trades more regularly. Updated Subscription Page - I updated the performance numbers through the end of 2016. [...]

Digest 170111

By | January 11th, 2017|Digest|

This is the inaugural CA Digest.  There are currently four sections: Main Essay - on a topic I find interesting that week. Delayed Market Comments - a few bullets from a weekly Newsletter that can be between 4 and 10+ pages. Summary of Trade Sections - I can't discuss active trades, but [...]