There is general sense “something wicked this way comes” towards current priced for perfection markets, but trying to define the exact N0-see-um likely to trigger a market correction or meltdown is a notoriously pointless game. However, there are plenty of ways to prepare for whatever comes next….
Central Banks are playing the “lower for longer” interest rate card to reassure markets on growth. There are always consequences of such actions – ranging from bubbles, delusion and fraud. Eventually consequences trigger change, and reassessment – which is driving the rotation from Hope as a Strategy Tech into Fundamental stocks – Autos are a good example.
Why is Europe suspending the AstraZeneca Vaccine? What’s the real story? And; The trick to investing in disruptive tech is to spot the solution to a need, rather than an answer looking for a question.
Seven factors to understand the market shift that’s roiling markets; bond yields and inflation, distortion, recovery, leverage, tech vs reality, exuberance, and value.
This morning: Welcome to the New Morning Porridge! Its International Women’s Day! How strong might be the fallout from the collapse of Greensill and unravelling of Gupta in a market already wary of politicians?
Central Banks face a critical ask; how to raise rates to avert fuelling the financial asset bubble without triggering market meltdown. And some brief thoughts on Scotland.
This morning: While Bonds dominate market moves, the BIG future investment picture is about how geopolitics move towards new US relationship with China – particularly where Europe stands. The US is potentially the biggest loser
Congratulations to Italy’s Team Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli winning the sailing Prada Cup on Sunday morning to knock the UK out of this year’s America’s Cup.
Blain’s Morning Porridge – Jan 13 2021: Bond Consequences? “Weebols wobble but they don’t fall down..” This morning’s comment is…
“To save the village we had to destroy it….” Action Close… HARD HATS READY: Who had “Deliberate Political Hand Grenade”…