Category: Weekly Market Brief

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The year is 2020. A new virus is spreading across the planet like a wildfire. More lethal than the flu, highly contagious with no cure. Stocks markets collapse, global economies are shutting […]

Fear

No market video this weekend as my wife has threatened to quarantine me to the woodshed if I put the time into a producing a video. No, she’s right, time to decompress. […]

Collapse

We just witnessed a global collapse in asset prices the likes we haven’t seen before. Not even in 2008 or 2000. All these prior beginnings of bear markets happened over time, relatively […]

2020 Crash

Complacency came before the fall. All of 2019 market participants ignored the non existent earnings growth. Too strong was the now pavlovian reflex to chase easy central bank money. Too trusting in […]

Distortion

Once again they took all the pain away. What looked like the beginning of a larger market correction, amid renewed reductions in global growth outlooks, was again aborted in its tracks by […]

What If

What if bears were right all along? What if it’s not different this time? What if this Fed liquidity inspired rally produced precisely the kind of exuberant final thrust we often see at […]

Rejection

And then it happened. Rejection. And with rejection come technical consequences. Perhaps the start of the first correction of 2020, the first correction since the Fed went wild on the intervention front […]

2020 Vision

2019 was the great masking. 2020 will be all about the great unmasking and control. In 2019 central banks once again succeeded in masking all the underlying problems in the economy, the […]

SELL

How to assess risk in a risk free world? Stocks are relentlessly bid up like taped bananas on a wall with charts taking on banana like shapes: Inverted, pointing relentlessly north. “Melt-up […]