Mexican Peso Equals VIX

While the above chart shows they’re not completely correlated, you can see that the larger moves in USDMXN spike along with the VIX, and then slowly bleed down as volatility dissipates. This is in contrast to other currency pairs which might trend for longer based on medium-term macroeconomic fundamentals. It could arguably be called a…Read More

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The USA may not need to cap rates

With the post-Covid price shocks, we may be starting to see that secular disinflation has started to turn and entering at least a cyclical inflationary period and maybe a secular one. One of the more prominent macro analysts to change their view, Russel Napier, thinks that the result of inflation with a larger debt load…Read More

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Capital Flight in 2022

The Henley Global Citizens Report recently published high networth capital flight for 2022. Look at the list people are leaving the authoritarian states of Russia and China. Adjusting for population, Hong Kong is a stand out largely due to its harsh Covid policies and the recent implementation of its oppressive securities law. Country Per Capita…Read More