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Why Bonds Are Behaving Like Risky Assets

Since 1976, there have been eight years in which the S&P 500 declined. Bonds softened the stock market losses every time. When stocks went down, bonds went up. Since 1987, Alan Greenspan, and the Greenspan put, made sure of it. Yet, this time is different. Over the first nine months of 2022, bonds and stocks have fallen in tandem. And as stocks have fallen, Fed Chair Powell has hiked interest rates. Continue reading

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Grantham’s ‘Real McCoy’ Bubble in a World Gone Mad

On June 17, billionaire investor and co-founder of the Boston-based money manager GMO, Jeremy Grantham, sounded the alarm. During a CNBC interview with Wilfred Frost, Grantham warned that the U.S. stock market’s rebound amid the coronavirus pandemic is a bubble that will end up hurting many investors. Continue reading

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Destruction By Definition

Major U.S. stock market indexes yo-yoed about all week. On Monday, panic selling from last week turned to panic buying. Decades of Fed intervention have conditioned stock market investors to step in front of semi-trucks to scoop up nickels. Continue reading

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Riding the Type 3 Mega Market Melt Up Train

The decade long bull market run, aside from making everyone ridiculously rich, has opened up a new array of competencies. The proliferation of ETFs, for instance, has precipitated a heyday for the ETF Analyst. So, too, blind faith in data has prompted the rise of Psychic Quants…who see the future by modeling the past. Continue reading

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