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Inflation Risk Dominates
November 9, 2021
This week, three alternative versions of the S&P 500 Index (SPX) are InFocus: the traditional capitalization (Cap)-weighted SPX, the equal-weighted, and the reverse-cap-weighted version.

Volatility Will Rise
September 21, 2021
For the rest of 2021 and beyond, markets are going to be very volatile. The Fed is going to make money worth less. How do we hedge? When stocks are at a reasonable value, they are a hedge against high inflation.

The FED Is Complacent or Clueless on Inflation Risk!
February 18, 2021
Arrow Insights favors global assets, moderate risk asset allocations and managed futures. Our investment rationale is based upon sustained weakness in the U.S. Dollar ($USD) attributable to yield repression policies enforced by the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) and excessive money supply growth due to money printing.


QE to Infinity - Quelling Financial Instability Crisis #3
March 21, 2023


Arrow Insights (AI) conducts research for the weekly InFocus. AI reviews economic and market factors relevant to specific financial markets. Each InFocus examines asset classes and index performance within an asset allocation context. The primary or secondary objectives are hedging Inflation, deflation, or both. Each InFocus reviews a portfolio strategy model or index relevant to this process.

A balanced portfolio hedges recession, credit-default, inflation risk, and quantitative easing (QE, Central Bank purchases of distressed assets). Here we go again!

On Sunday, Mar 19, 2023, UBS received $173 Billion in backstop funds and guarantees from the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to buy Credit Suisse Bank at 82 cents a share. SNB also bailed out UBS in 2008 during the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) with funding provided by U.S. dollar (USD) swap lines from the Federal Reserve (Fed). UBS was quietly bailed out in 2008 to protect global banks, including J.P. Morgan, from bankruptcy:

“A U.S. government audit located $16 trillion in cumulative loans pumped out by the Fed to bail out U.S. and foreign megabanks, many of which were derivative counterparties to banks supervised by the New York Fed. When the dollar swap lines and other Fed bailout facilities are added, the bailout tab comes to $29 trillion, as detailed by the Levy Economics Institute. This morning, the UBS and Credit Suisse deal looks more like a hit and run than a bank merger.”  Wall Street on Parade, Pam Martens and Russ Martens: Mar 20, 2023 


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