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As ‘VaR Shock’ Talk Gets Louder, Let’s Keep The ‘Tantrum’ Tabloid Calls In Perspective

Of course, waxing hyperbolic/hysteric is something different from warning that something is possible.

Of course, waxing hyperbolic/hysteric is something different from warning that something is possible.
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3 comments on “As ‘VaR Shock’ Talk Gets Louder, Let’s Keep The ‘Tantrum’ Tabloid Calls In Perspective

  1. Anonymous

    With bonds (of all credit categories) and equities priced to perfection, there appear to be only 2 paths forward: Either a continued slow grind higher, or a sharp plunge downward.

  2. H-Man, good perspective on the macro as to how the big players are playing the game. The little guys drive GDP and they seem to thrive on a low rate world as they pile on more debt. So what happens when the little guys don’t play ball because there is too much on the plate. They simply can’t afford any more debt, so what happens?

  3. Harvey Cotton

    Christ. For nine months or so I hang on by my fingertips trying to get a handle on this, and I get thrown an article like this and I realize I am still a rookie. I got lost after Goldman said that the likelihood of an event happening now is less than when it happened last time and it went sideways from there. I guest bond traders are smarter.

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