McAlinden Research Partners, a division of Catalpa Capital Advisors, provides daily, weekly, and other periodic reports that identify actionable investment themes early. As students of change, we specialize in the identification of critical inflection points for asset classes, industry groups, and other clusters of securities. MRP reports complement the individual investment styles of clients by guiding them to where they can find investment opportunities.
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LATEST WEEKLY REPORTS REPORTS THAT COMPILE DATA, ANALYZE THE NEWS FLOW, AND FLAG EMERGING TRENDS OPPORTUNITIES
Now in its second year, the Abe Trade (long Nikkei, short the yen, short bonds) is facing its greatest test yet. Moreover, the jump in Japan's consumption tax that hits in April 2014 will be a disruptive force. While the parallels with 1997, when Japan last hiked taxes, are unsettling, there is also a big difference. Here's our take on the three pieces of the Abe Trade and where the upside is going forward. READ THE REPORT
Macro Snapshot: FINDING THE FLOOR IN THE US UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
The U.S. unemployment rate has dropped to a cycle low of 6.6% and will likely continue to decline. As the labor market improves, wages are slowly turning up. Combined with the pick up in consumer prices that MRP expects, this could complicate the Fed's plans to keep interest rates low through next year. Here are insights into the JOLTS data and the key areas worth paying attention to. READ THE REPORT
REPORTS THAT CONSOLIDATE THE DATA AND OUTLINE MACRO AND INVESTMENT THEMES
The Exceptional Bull may still be alive in 2014 but, clearly, the easy money's been made and it's time to look to sectors that could outperform a more challenged S&P in 2014. Here's why it may be TIME FOR TANKERS: READ THE REPORT
Given the volatility of the last few years, consensus forecasts for the world's economic regions are remarkably stable. The recent news flow can help show where the consensus is most at risk of getting it wrong. See where MRP tilts with and against the consensus on GDP, Unemployment, Inflation, and Central Bank Policy. READ THE REPORT