In 100 days, Biden has proposed $6 Trillion in new spending. It’s as if he borrowed $180 from every man, woman, and child in America, every day. Pretty soon you’re talking about real money, $18,000 per person in the country.
Equity derivative contracts held by Federally-Insured banks have exploded six-fold since the crash of 2008. Here’s the really dangerous part: four banks hold 88.4 percent of all derivatives. In other words, four banks out of 4,989 U.S. banks are putting the entire system at risk.
Now here’s the rest of the news:
The Fed Wants Everyone Putting All Their Money Into Stocks –Michael Every,Zero Hedge
The Fed can taper QE – but that would undermine frothy asset prices. Or it can raise rates, but that would undermine its social goals… [Read Here]
April 30, 2020
After a major sell-off like we’ve seen, it stands to reason that some stocks will be trading at levels that will make them attractive for investors and will have better prospect than others. When evaluating companies right now, you must consider how opaque the earnings picture looks.
The more opaque, the more likely they are to test new lows. Those stocks that are more oversold and have a clearer path forward may have a chance to retest lows or form higher lows and highs. This is that proverbial fork in the road for the market. In this case, we’re trying to identify the one that will likely be most traveled.
April 30, 2019