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According to The Conference Board, corporate leaders’ expectations have plummeted to levels consistent with past recessions, matching that of the early COVID-19 days and reaching a degree of pessimism only surpassed in recent decades during the tech implosion of the early 2000s and the 2008 Global Financial Crisis. And yet the job market, while cooling […]
The latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) print registered a 0% change from the prior month, which was below economists’ expectation of 0.2%[i]. The substantial decline in gas prices offset higher food prices. Further, core inflation, which removes the impact of food and energy, came in at 0.3%, which was also below expectations for a 0.5% […]
Relief rally or sustainable surge? That’s the question on investors’ minds, but after a generally miserable second quarter, market participants will take whatever they can get. And they just got a lot; if 2Q was the “everything sale”, July was the “buying binge”. Except for a nominal loss in emerging market equities, all asset classes […]
As we say goodbye to a quarter that we’d all rather forget, capital markets are demonstrating their resilience. Through the 18th, every asset class that we model, apart from emerging market equities, is in positive territory, and that’s before considering the impact of the major rally that is occurring as I’m writing this. While there […]
Ugly hardly describes the second quarter. Of the 91 indices that we track at present, covering all manner of equities, bonds, commodities, currencies, and yes, even cryptocurrencies, exactly eight ended the quarter in positive territory. Four of those indices represented related energy contracts (heating oil +25%, petroleum +14%, Brent crude +10%, and WTI (West Texas […]
Somewhere buried deep beneath the sands of time, there lies a cave where inscribed upon its walls is “buy low…” Capital market prices do not rise all the time. We all know this, or at least we should. Furthermore, dislocations of prices are what creates most investment opportunities. Buy low and sell high is likely […]
Any question of the Fed’s resolve to fight inflation can be put to rest for the time being. Yesterday, the Federal Reserve Board hiked the Fed Funds rate by 75 basis points (bps), something that hadn’t been done in a single meeting since 1994. The upper end of the targeted range now stands at 1.75%, […]
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