If Stocks Could Talk

If Stocks Could Talk

Markets felt cautious Wednesday. If equities were things that could talk, they'd be asking each other about rising yields. "Are you feeling sick, Dave? There's just something about 1.30% that makes me nauseous." "I can't say I'm worried, Bob. But then again, I'm not a bond proxy." US yields eventually gave some back after rising to 1.33%. Tuesday's bond selloff probably needs to take a breather, lest it should push up the dollar, and begin to tighten financial conditions, against a backdrop o
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5 thoughts on “If Stocks Could Talk

  1. The Bitcoin bubble is disconcerting to say the least. By the mere fact that Elon Musk is involved and, with his history of using his platform to benefit his trades. I could see this going the way of Dogecoin, GME, and even his own stock. He uses social media to incite buying and selling swings that benefit his own positions. Perhaps he took a stake in Bitcoin and publicly announced it to generate buying momentum? And then when he sells, will he make such a big announcement? Unlikely.

  2. Ridiculous. People are buying physical gold and silver hand over fist. SLV has changed its prospectus twice in 30 days. Theyre just reselling the same physical silver over and over. JPM and the banks at it again. Every commodity including food, oil, and even other PMs/metals going up. I never want to hear an American crying about how China manipulates its currency ever again.

  3. Apparently the Fed isn’t pumping a bubble and apparently they have a new plan, part of which, is the tried and true process of buying time to allow normalization to unfold. Within this timestream of patient waiting, most people wonder if things are different this time. Apparently,” “No man ever steps in the same river twice” — if stocks or markets could talk, would they repeat themselves like someone with dementia or be profoundly innovative and fresh?

    I wish I had a way to understand this FRED stuff, but it seems like the Fed is using the playbook from Dec 2008 — but what does that mean this time? Maybe the last decade was good, but not so sure that’s where we’ll go back to — maybe it’s different his time?

    https://fred.stlouisfed.org/graph/?g=B9JE

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