The Donald

Basement Macro isn’t a platform to engage in political jousting. I’m interested in finding opportunities for investment/trading profits, pure and simple! So put your political persuasions aside and let’s try to make some money! As I have consistently opined – whether you love him or hate him, Donald Trump isn’t going anywhere! In fact, I still believe he’ll beat out Clinton – […]

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Housing troubles to continue?

Despite lower raw material costs – for nearly all of 2016, housing (via $ITB and $XHB) has consistently underperformed the broader S&P 500. Year-to-date, housing related stocks ($XHB) are down 3.4% and homebuilders ($ITB) are down 3.0%. Is this weakness set to continue? The data says ‘yes!’ Demand is rolling over as yields are backing up and while supply […]