Goodbye ‘Goldilocks’, Hello Lackluster Returns And Higher Volatility

Goodbye ‘Goldilocks’, Hello Lackluster Returns And Higher Volatility

Over the weekend, we flagged a rather disconcerting statistic. Through October 31, only 23% of global assets have managed positive returns in 2018. That's according to BofAML, who looked at some 300 assets spanning equities, commodities, FX and credit. As the bank's Barnaby Martin observed, it is exceedingly rare that such a relative few asset classes would have logged positive returns in a given year outside of recessions or debt crises. Read more The End Of The Invisible Hand And ‘The Hu
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2 thoughts on “Goodbye ‘Goldilocks’, Hello Lackluster Returns And Higher Volatility

  1. Can’t wait for the return of normalized vol.

    Everyone thinks they can trade these days. Some guy sitting in the next chair next to me at the barber’s a couple days ago kept talking about how he trades FX and now has a “2nd income” by making 200$ profit trades.

    Nails on a chalkboard.

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