For my final essay, I thought it might be useful to describe how I see the state of financial markets right now. Which is kind of useless, because the market doesn’t care for how I…
I’m just a bitcoin observer, though, not a specialist. Here’s a brief excerpt from our crypto expert, Ryan Dinse, who had this to say to his subscribers about the weekend price action:
While the name ‘Rum Rebellion’ is generally well known to most semi-students of Australian history, the involvement of rum was only a peripheral issue.
With all the talk of inflation and interest rates recently, it seems everyone is forgetting China. Obviously, the direction of interest rates are hugely important for the stock market…
This relates to our democracy’s unique history; a product of the Age of Enlightenment and also a beneficiary of the birth of the US republic just 100 years before.
you can bet that governments and central banks will work together to hold rates below the rate of inflation. We are entering a long period of financial repression.
The bulls might be back in town, but they’re selling you a story of past returns. In their eyes, past returns are an indication of future performance.
After hitting all-time highs (again) in recent days, US stocks took a breather overnight.The Dow fell 0.75%, the S&P 500 declined 0.51%, while the gravity-defying NASDAQ managed to remain flat.
Stock markets and real estate are off the charts. Leverage is tipping record levels for households, corporations, banks, and governments.
Most stocks are struggling to make headway, even when they deliver positive surprises to the market. Worse, stocks that disappoint in any way are receiving a swift and severe reckoning from investors.