- Understanding Series
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- Understanding Series
- Core Research offering
- Regular Video & Podcast
- Monthly Conference Calls
Core Research Offering
The most compelling global themes, every month
Your time is precious – you want an overview of global markets that cuts through the noise and highlights relevant emerging themes. No country-specific analysts here, simply the top themes across geographies and asset classes.
LEADING INDICATOR WATCH
Around the world in 15 minutes
Want a quick rundown of what our leading indicators are saying? This monthly report highlights our proprietary country- and sector-specific leading indicator forecasts, both on the economic and liquidity side.
Timely trading and positioning updates
This publication alerts you to any pressing updates to our themes. Our weekly report tracks the evolution of our tactical trading and portfolio positioning ideas.
The big stories, the best opportunities
We’re always on the hunt for the next big investment idea – we’ve covered shale, biotech, Australian housing, China, the euro breakup, and many others before they played out. Thematics often include on-the-ground due diligence to complement our top-down analysis.
The best long/short investments
The best sectors and industries for investment due to misallocations of capital. This report ranks industries based on trends in invested capital, capital expenditure, R&D and incremental returns on investment.
White Papers that demystify macro drivers
Key investment philosophies shouldn’t be opaque. We lay out the way we look at the world for our clients so you can trust and understand our approach.
Everything from core offering plus...
Curated content from our dashboards, with commentary.
A chartbook containing the Variant Perception charts most valuable to you.
Follow specific dashboards with a single focus.
|Debt and Currency Crises||Review tools for identifying structural debt and currency crisis candidates. Inspired by the work of Kindleberger and Minsky.|
|Recession||Track economic stress across proprietary recession indicators.|
|Weekly Sentiment||Tactical (1-2 week) view on how markets and assets classes are positioned in terms of sentiment.|
|Signals||Selection of cross asset, breadth (sectors and indices) and US equity signals.|
|A ranking of the individual stocks within the S&P 500, showing the top 100 and bottom 100, ranked by three different VP proprietary metrics.|
|Fixed Income||Identify extremes in global fixed income markets.|
|Identify extremes in global currency markets,|
|Global Equities||Identify likely direction of country stock markets 6 months into future. Gauge overall global market health 6 months forward.|
|US Credit||Identify extremes in US credit markets.|
|Review the key driver of US equities, including leading indicators, positioning, valuation and sentiment.|
In addition to our reports, clients may also like to interact directly with our data. VP Data enables clients to receive direct downloads of the raw outputs from our propriety leading indicators.
- Global Leading Indicators
- Country Leading Indicators
- US Leading Indicators
- Signals & Regime Indicators
- Breadth (sectors and indices)
- Sentiment (by asset class)