Just Three Words

Just Three Words

Recall the “reason for the season” if you will…

From Goldman:

Hedge funds lifted leverage while cutting short interest in recent months. Net exposures rose from 53% in September 2016 to 59% on Election Day, and have since surged to nearly 70%, the highest exposures since 2015. Gross leverage also rose in recent months above 220%, near multi-year highs.

And from Deutsche:

Overall US equity fund positioning getting elevated.Elevated overall positioning reflects that of long-short hedge funds and asset allocation funds.

Consider those excerpts with the following chart via Nordea:


Three words: All. In. Dammit.


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