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

Volatility.  It is what we expected and it is what we have with Tuesday’s big down and upward reversal, down hard again yesterday and today very green in pre-market.  This volatility applies to most assets markets including the...
In the previous post Tom McClellan highlights Peter Eliades’ work on the cyclical top due in the S&P 500 this year.  To add some color to it, here is the chart I produced for NFTRH subscribers several weeks ago after purchasing...
A quick review for newer subscribers:  In Q1 2013 we noted that the Semiconductor Equipment industry was in “ramp up” mode per a personal source in the industry.  After that pivotal period, we have relied on the Semi Equipment ‘...
It is too early to call it a confirmed breakout, but the Bank index has popped above cyclical bull market highs.  Weekly MACD and RSI both look good.



The monthly chart shows that BKX has been consolidating above a long-term...
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...

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