Mateen's Newsletter - Discuss The Tape

Mateen Chaudhry
Views on global markets and politics by a very well travelled investment banker turned restaurant owner turned mobile home park owner turned tech investor now living in Oz
Created 11 Sep 2021
  • The Week That Was (22nd - 27th November, 2021)
    28 Nov 2021 • 11 min read • 4 0
    Volatility is the fee you pay for wealth creation Life has been tranquil over the last 18 months. The biggest down day for the S+P 500 has been about 5% (?). That’s not common. The poor tape on Friday...
  • The Week That Was (November 14th-20th, 2021)
    21 Nov 2021 • 9 min read • 3 0
    This week, it was Bill Ackman’s turn to call the top. Such bold statements make me nervous, especially when they come from someone like Ackman. He’s a fantastic stock picker but his calls on the marke...
  • The Week That Was (7th-13th November, 2021)
    14 Nov 2021 • 9 min read • 2 0
    We are seeing the fastest year on year growth in earnings since Q2 2010! (Factset) And earnings growth could grow more than 20% in Q4 and by more than 40% for the full year! Isn’t that amazing? These ...
  • The Week That Was (31st October-6th November, 2021)
    07 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 3 0
    Social mobility is a religion in the US. The idea that everyone is entitled to "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" has shaped American culture. It’s what makes the country dynamic and special...
  • The Week That Was (24th - 30th October, 2021)
    31 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 3 0
    Stay long, my friend! We will see the market rally into the second week of January. Valuations are cheap. Interest rates are low (and will STAY low!) And earnings are robust. Some of the earnings have...
  • The Week That Was (17th -23rd October, 2021)
    24 Oct 2021 • 8 min read • 2 0
    I reiterate the bullish thesis: a year end equity rally is coming! The earnings season will be good. Demand will be strong. (Watch i-Phone sales into Christmas). Supply issues are showing signs of eas...
  • Who could buy Zillow?
    19 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    Bloomberg reports that Zillow is suspending its I-Buying business for 2021. The schadenfreude is palpable. There are lot of “I told you so” comments going around. But perhaps the negativity is a littl...
  • The Week That Was (October 10th-16th, 2021)
    17 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    Time for a Year End Equity Rally? I think so. It’s all setting up rather well: cheap equities, low interest rates and a great earnings season ahead. A leading indicator, the euro/yen cross, is support...
  • The Week That Was (3rd - 9th October, 2021)
    10 Oct 2021 • 10 min read • 3 0
    “Do not trade every day of every year.” Jesse Livermore Why hasn’t a movie about Jesse Livermore, the famous stock trader of the 1920s, been made btw? It seems like the perfect time for one to be rele...
  • The Week That Was (26th September - 1st October, 2021)
    03 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 2 0
    "In the 90s, it was irrational exuberance. Now it may be irrational doom and gloom." Robert B. Reich The media loves two things: war and financial catastrophe. The move in treasury yields and a rise i...
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