Gary Tanashian

Gary Tanashian of biiwii.com successfully owned and operated a progressive medical component manufacturing company for 21 years, keeping the company’s fundamentals in alignment with global economic realities through various economic cycles.  The natural progression from this experience is an understanding of and appreciation for global macro-economics as it relates to individual markets and sectors.

Articles by Gary Tanashian

The world is getting hyped up about bond yields lately with bonds of all stripes declining, as if we are in the midst of a debt Armageddon (we are and have been in the midst of a decades-long and still intact ‘debt for growth’ Ponzi...
There is so much data flying around out there.  From the Credit data we reviewed yesterday to weakening manufacturing and exports to employment up nicely one month and down big the next, to frisky consumers (the economy’s ‘back end’,...
The Fed is important because millions of market participants believe it is important and a critical mass of people are under the illusion that its policies have put the “Great Recession” in the past and laid a path for a sustainably...
As the title suggests I want to talk more and chart a little less this week.  We do so much charting and parameter management that I think we are in no danger of falling behind the curve in those areas. The same goes for the...
The February Employment report was a strong +295,000 with unemployment dropping to 5.5%.  In Friday’s Market Notes update we highlighted that per BLS this was a services-driven report as the leading edge of the economy, the smaller...
The best one by far is the un-photoshopped Loretta Mester in all her natural hawkish glory.  Note the piercing eyes, the aerodynamic features and the focused intensity.  Also I must say, at 56 she has a youthful dynamism about...
The ISM PMI reports for December and January showed deceleration in line with our view that a persistently strong US dollar would begin to eat away at US manufacturing, exporters and other companies that depend on significant foreign...
Mark Hulbert has a piece this morning at MarketWatch in which he de-correlates the first Fed interest rate hike from any supposedly corresponding stock market movements.  I agree with some but not all of what he writes.  Let’s...
This week we will cover the ECB QE action, Euro, USD and their implications for global trade.  We’ll also update a still-intact rally in gold, silver and the miners along with some (NFTRH+) trade opportunities.  But first...
It looked like a few rats tried to jump ship as the bell rang on 2014.  But it is hard to trust any one day or week as a guide during the holidays…so we can just call it what it was, a down week within a general US market uptrend....

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