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GORDON T LONG Market Research & Analytics: SYNTHESIS & FOCUS

Through extensive research, and his process of Abstraction  & Synthesis, Gordon delivers frank perspectives on global macro-economics and insightful conclusions not found in mainstream commentaries.

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SYNTHESIS & FOCUS

  • DOES THE MARKET HAVE LEGS? PRIVATE EQUITY MAY SHOW THE WAY!
    January 8, 2019
    DOES THE MARKET HAVE LEGS? PRIVATE EQUITY MAY SHOW THE WAY! The market is reacting to late-cycle expectations in the Credit Markets.  Widening HY Spreads, investors pulling money from Leveraged Loans and CLO (Collateralized Loan Obligations) worries of  an IG "BBB"  downgrade wave all are
  • MATASII JANUARY 2019 SYNTHESIS NOTES: FLOWS & LIQUIDITY
    January 5, 2019
    MATASII JANUARY 2019 SYNTHESIS NOTES: FLOWS & LIQUIDITY   FLOWS & LIQUIDITY ARE A DOWNSTREAM ELEMENT OF A SELF REINFORCING FEEDBACK LOOP PRESENTLY UNDERWAY   WE HAVE AN ALARMING NEGATIVE REINFORCING FEEDBACK LOOP BETWEEN LIQUIDITY, VOLUME & VOLATILITY Liquidity has become to a
  • MAJOR TOPS & BOTTOMS ARE A PROCESS
    December 27, 2018
    MAJOR TOPS & BOTTOMS ARE A PROCESS We reviewed the MATASII Tipping Point Posts for "Risk Reversal" over the last 30 days for distinctive
  • MATASII DECEMBER 2018 NOTES: CREDIT CONTRACTION II
    December 18, 2018
    MATASII DECEMBER 2018 NOTES: CREDIT CONTRACTION II   CREDIT MARKETS ARE IN A BUBBLE! LEON BLACK: "The amount of covenant-less debt is more than 2007. You have a thirst for yield that exists on a global basis. So there is true excess." C-Corp switch remains an issue Apollo is examining, Black
  • MATASII DECEMBER 2018 NOTES: THE EURODOLLAR SHORTAGE
    December 16, 2018
    MATASII DECEMBER 2018 NOTES: THE EURODOLLAR SHORTAGE   CHANGING SENTIMENT TOWARDS THE US The dumping of the dollar is a process that is clearly underway. There has been a steady uptick in the number of countries dumping significant portions of their dollar holdings as a result of them having
  • LOOKS LIKE A HEAD & SHOULDERS IN THE UofM CONSUMER SENTIMENT
    December 15, 2018
    LOOKS LIKE A HEAD & SHOULDERS IN THE UofM CONSUMER SENTIMENT A PUBLIC SOURCED ARTICLE FOR MATASII (SUBSCRIBERS & PUBLIC ACCESS) READERS  REFERENCE 11-27-18 - Jill Mislinski - "Consumer Confidence Declined in November"   It certainly looks like a Head & Shoulders in the U of M
  • MARKETS OVERVALUED BY AN AGGREGATED 101.8%
    December 14, 2018
    MARKETS OVERVALUED BY AN AGGREGATED 101.8%
  • THE CENTRAL BANKS HAVE WITHDRAWN LIQUIDITY TOO QUICKLY FOR AN OVER LEVERAGED SYSTEM
    December 9, 2018
    THE CENTRAL BANKS HAVE WITHDRAWN LIQUIDITY TOO QUICKLY FOR AN OVER LEVERAGED SYSTEM Synchronized global growth has turned into a synchronized global slowdown. Growth has already turned negative in two of the world’s largest economies, Japan and Germany, and is slowing rapidly in the world’s
  • HERE’S WHY WE HAVE A “FAKE NEWS” YIELD CURVE INVERSION
    December 4, 2018
    HERE'S WHY WE HAVE A "FAKE NEWS" YIELD CURVE INVERSION OPERATION TWIST - REDUX 2 If we examine this year’s Treasury auctions compared to last year we see from days gone by an interesting reincarnation of "Operation Twist"!  We are seeing The 2 and 3-year Treasury issuance growing at ~30 percent,
  • TIME IS RUNNING OUT ON THE US$ & ITS RESERVE CURRENCY STATUS
    December 3, 2018
    TIME IS RUNNING OUT ON THE US$ & ITS RESERVE CURRENCY STATUS MATASII  RESEARCH "NOTES" CHANGING SENTIMENT TOWARDS THE US The dumping of the dollar is a process that is clearly underway. There has been a steady uptick in the number of countries dumping significant portions of their dollar