JPMorgan Slashes GDP Forecast For Remainder Of 2010
As we expected, the murder (or whatever a group thereof is called) of wall street Ph.D. lemmings is appropriately positioning its collective tail between its legs and duly following Jan Hatzius into preliminary double dip(ression) territory. JPM's Robert Mellman just cut his Q3 and Q4 GDP forecast from 2.5% and 3.0% to 1.5% and 2.0%. The firm has not touched its 2011 estimates yet. Obviously once Q2 GDP is revised to sub 1% as we are fairly confident will be the final revision, it will. We are waiting for the hilarious capitulation from Wall Street's most discredited cheerleader: that of BofA's David Bianco.