As investors come to realize that rising interest rates means poor returns on bonds over the next year or so, where will they re-allocate their funds too? Hmmm… SP500 index After the […]
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This might be the most fascinating market backdrop of my career. Not yet as dramatic as 1987, 1990, 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2007, 2008, 2009 or 2012 – but, heck, […]
Financial conditions are much too loose. They remain too loose at home; they remain too loose abroad. January 3 – ETF.com (Heather Bell): “…ETF flows really blew away previous records. Flows into […]
We just hit a new all-time record in the SP500 price to Sales surpassing the 2000 stock market bubble and all other peaks before it.
Zero Hedge recently posted comments from JP Morgan about Bitcoin that are a bit shocking. Add to this the spike in google searches for how to buy Bitcoin with credit cards and we […]
Bull markets forever. Capitalism without downturns. Enlightened monetary management coupled with stupendous technological innovation. It all came together to ensure a phenomenal 2017. Enjoy, but don’t for a minute allow yourself to […]
Ten-year Treasury yields jumped 13 bps this week to 2.48%, the high going back to March. German bund yields rose 12 bps to 0.42%. U.S. equities have been reveling in tax reform […]
It’s simply difficult to believe that these central bankers fail to recognize what have evolved into deeply systemic risks. They know they’re trapped, but in denial – right? Then again, complacent central […]
“But economists are not great knowing what appropriate valuations are,” she said. “We don’t have a terrific record. And the fact that those valuations are high doesn’t mean that they are necessarily […]
We are living through the largest broad-based financial bubbles in history – stocks, bonds, real estate and bitcoin. Bubbles by nature grow through self-reinforcing feedback loops. Bubbles mostly grow, not pop. Eventually […]