Markets are thriving, but the news tone is miserable.. how does that happen? Markets aren’t pricing in a rising tide of political friction, plus rising inequality of wealth and opportunity – but these things ultimately matter.
esterday’s US CPI numbers look good at a glance, but the reality is the Western economies may face ongoing sticky inflation and long-term stagflation while reversing the economic damage of a decade plus of monetary experimentation. That requires new investment approaches.
Markets are taking a breather after the recent wobbles, but the threat board has never looked, well, more threatening! Relax. Go see Guys and Dolls instead and treat yourself to a great night out.. tomorrow it will be miserable again!
The Media love financial crisis – it sells. The reality is the need to understand, plan, prepare, and don’t expect anything you expected to happen, happen. Enjoy. Sun comes up tomorrow.
Central Banks face a mighty challenge persuading markets and depositors the banking system is stable. The war between chaos and order in markets has turned hot. At stake is the stability and future of the global economy. Anyone for the last few choc ice?
Swift Action by the Fed and around the globe has averted a major tech catastrophe, but the Silicon Valley Bank debacle highlights failure and further crisis to come. Hard Hats Stay On!
Make the world a better place by enabling women on International Women’s Day! And, Bond Markets need to a rethink.
Markets wobbled yesterday on the current litany of fear: interest rates, inflation and Ukraine. The bigger issues are just how unsustainable current equity valuations remain, and where to invest in range-bound markets.
Inflation across the West looks to be more entrenched than markets believed – Higher for Longer. Maybe it’s time to accept it’s going to take time to fix, and look elsewhere for returns.
An outbreak of market common sense? Weighing up uncertainty, growth, recession and why do we believe in conspiracy?
It’s a big week for inflation data, but markets have caught a dose of common sense as the reality of higher for longer interest rates settles in. The question of why the market believes overly frothy narratives is fascinating – understanding why is critical to bet against them.