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McCain Mania Sends Dow Soaring To Record Highs As Yield Curve Collapse Continues

The longest short-squeeze streak in history continues...

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Stocks Pop, Gold Drops After 'Calmed' Korea, Debt-Ceiling Delay, & Dismal Data

Disappointing Data this morning was trump'd by some de-escalation with North Korea and a short-term debt-ceiling can-kicking - stocks rallied, bonds & bullion leaked lower, and the dollar was unable to get back into the green...

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"Someone Is Blowing Up": RBC Warns China-Induced Unwinds Are Escalating

"Something is off," warns RBC's head of cross-asset strategy Charlie McElligott in the introduction to his latest market noting that the swing in US fiscal policy optimism is coming at a critical time as the China's liquidity tightening is spooking the reflation story.

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Boring Equity Action Masks "Devastating Eurodollar Unwinds" After Dudley Speech

On the surface, and in equities, it was a painfully boring day.

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Quant Qrash Slams Stocks, Batters Bonds

"probably nothing"

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Q1 Slams Hedgies 'Most Popular Trade' - Momo Crashes Most Since 2009

In mid-February, we warned of the looming carnage for equity market-neutral funds, and sure enough, as Bloomberg reports, one of the most popular (and successful) hedge fund trades - playing the difference between high- and low-momentum stocks - crashed by the most since 2009 in Q1. After 6 years of almost unstoppable gains, equity market-neutral funds suffered their biggest losses since 2012 - comparable to the 2007 quant crisis devastation - as weak momo stocks massively outpeformed crushing the hedgies' models.

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