We are one day closer to see if the president of the Fed, Jerome Powell, launches a lifesaver to this market.
If the Federal Reserve retains an expected rate increase for a long time, it can thank investor legend Stanley Druckenmiller and Fed governor in the 2008 era, Kevin Warsh, says Kevin Muir, Macro Tourist's blog, in reference to an article of recent opinion in The Wall Street Journal in what the two warned the central bank has lost its window for such a move.
"This opinion piece is a much bigger deal than most market participants currently appreciate," says Muir, who believes that the combined power of the two could exert some influence. Warsh, the "world's biggest legitimate hawk," has "given tons of coverage for Powell to err on the moderate side," he says.
And while Santa Claus definitely has a lot of work for him if that year-end rally is still approaching, Muir believes that a Fed pause will mean a rally for the shares.
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But do not refer to Druckenmiller as a bull, as our call of the day It comes from the man himself who suggests that the stock market is concerned about closer inspection. In an interview with Bloomberg Television, Druckenmiller says the Fed is seeing "a bit of a mirage" with only a 13% drop – this quarter – for the S & P 500.
"Because if you look inside the stock market … the front-end cyclicals show a completely different image to the defensive parts of the market. Automotive stocks have fallen by 30%, are not 10% or 11%, construction stocks have fallen by 35%, banks … have fallen by 25% … Russell has fallen by 20%, Retail stocks have fallen more than 20%. How in the world can the S & P 500 lower only 10% or 11%? "That's because public utilities, basic products and pharmaceutical products, economically defensive actions, are rising," he says.
Read: The largest stocks that are in a bear market at this time.
"The inside of the stock market, which is the best economist I know and have used in all cycles when I invested, is saying that there is something that is not there," said Druckenmiller.
He added that since 2010, corporate non-financial debt has increased to $ 6 trillion of $ 9.6 trillion and during that time corporate profits have increased by 27%. And the only way to explain a 60% increase in the S & P 500 during this time is "because all that money borrowed was used to finance repurchases and mergers and acquisitions", and the Fed encourages investors to take more risks and to POTUS to do more tax expenditures.
Druckenmiller said that the USA. UU They may be observing a situation similar to that of 2007, although they are not forecasting a recession like some, not even advocating a rate cut. He also told Bloomberg that he is the owner of Treasurys, which has few financial stocks and believes that cloud computing shares such as Microsoft
It will surpass even if the economy contracts.
But in the next three or five years, yields will not be a field day, says the investor that MoneyWeek once referred to as one of the "biggest investors in the world."
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is pushing new lows of 14 months of its own. The dollar
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The monthly survey of Merrill Lynch fund manager at Bank of America is out and there is a new winner in the "busiest trade" category. Congratulations American dollar. Our letter of the day from B. de A. strategists shows how the "Long FAANG + BAT" (Facebook
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) call has renounced the throne after 10 months dominating as the most popular position among investors.
As the Times notes, more than half of the 3% swings have occurred since October, and things do not seem to be calming as we head for the holidays.
He is awake after being surprised by Monday's solid earnings, but those results received a big help from the repurchases of important stocks. Nike
will report after Thursday's close and analysts' expectations are high, maybe too high.
, in the middle of the team's worst season in 28 years.
He says he will buy up to $ 5 billion in shares again.
Thirty-one civil rights groups are calling Facebook
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CEO Mark Zuckerberg will step down as chairman of the board and Operations Director Sheryl Sandberg will leave the board altogether.
The board of the CBS
says that the former CEO, Les Moonves, will not receive his $ 120 million gold parachute.
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The long-awaited two-day Fed meeting begins on Tuesday. Before that, housing starts in November and building permits exceeded forecasts.
Read: The Fed must carry out a complicated balancing act,
"No one is in a position to dictate to the Chinese what should or should not be done." Cancel the Affordable Care Act. "- That was the president of China, Xi Jinping, perhaps in a commercial coup, while speaking at the Central Economic Center, Labor Conference Tuesday, however, the markets did not get exactly what they wanted, without major announcements, although There have been comments about tax cuts intended to stimulate the economy.
202 years: that is the time that will take the wage gap between men and women to finally close, says the World Economic Forum in its Annual Report on the gender gap in the world. And that's a small improvement over last year's results.
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