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A few words on central banks and monetary policy

21 Nov 2023 4 minute read 0 comments fmiren

Debt-deflation dynamics FED’s actions during the GFC FED’s policy response to the 2007–2008 crisis proved to be effective. (Here we don’t discuss the long-term consequences of FED’s policy which can be debated). If Bernanke was successful in his acti...

State of the Market (11/19/23)

19 Nov 2023 3 minute read 0 comments Todd Mei PhD

You can find the Full Free Version of The Art of the Bubble Newsletter here.   The Macro Situation Core Inflation (noun): the concerted use of exercises targeting the core of the body; an economic law expressing the tendency that when prices rise du...

Business cycles and bonds

17 Nov 2023 2 minute read 0 comments fmiren

  Bonds and the business cycle Fixed income securities Bond yields have a high and low point throughout business cycles. The best time to be invested in bonds is when long-term yields are at their cycle high because there’s an inverse relation...

Financial and Global News Headlines: Your Quick Guide to Markets - ep.4

12 Nov 2023 2 minute read 0 comments LeaderIcarus

Welcome to our Financial and Global News Headlines: Your Quick Guide to Markets! In the fast-paced world of global finance and beyond, staying informed about the latest news is crucial. Our series offers succinct updates on essential financial news f...

Hedge Fund Market Wizards - Pt 2

7 Nov 2023 8 minute read 0 comments fmiren

This is the second part of the summary of "Hedge Fund Market Wizards" by Jack Schwager. The first part is here: https://www.publish0x.com/bringing-us-treasurys-onto-the-chain/summary-of-hedge-fund-market-wizards-xqepxpg   Steve Clark. Steve Clark is...

Hedge Fund Market Wizards

6 Nov 2023 8 minute read 0 comments fmiren

In this article I will summarize what I learnt from the book “Hedge Fund Market Wizards” by Jack Schwager. The book is based on the interviews with many great traders, such as Ray Dalio, Edward Thorp, Joel Greenblatt among others. We can learn a lot...

State of the Market (11/05/23)

5 Nov 2023 9 minute read 1 comment Todd Mei PhD

Welcome to the free version of the Art of the Bubble! Our paid plans make use of the same base algorithm that our crypto hedge fund, 1.2 Capital Management, does. We have two primary data offerings for stocks: (1) a risk parity “Bubble Portfolio...

Repo market - the backbone of the financial system

2 Nov 2023 1 minute read 0 comments fmiren

What is the repo market? And why it's the backbone of the financial system? The repo market is the heart of the financial system. It is the market where cash that financial institutions have and Treasury securities meet. Large financial institutions,...

Crypto carry trading

1 Nov 2023 1 minute read 1 comment fmiren

  Carry trading is borrowing at a low interest rate and invest in a high interest rate. It's mostly popular in FX due to interest rate differentials. Let's say, you can borrow 0.5% in Japanese yen, and invest it at 5% in Australian dollar. If...

Crypto pairs trading

31 Oct 2023 1 minute read 3 comments fmiren

Pairs trading Pairs trading is a market-neutral, non-directional strategy seeking to exploit the mispricing between correlated assets. As such, pairs trading involves taking a long and a short position simultaneously in two securities with a high cor...