Yields spike, damage spreads. Investors try to bail out while they still can.
Among those who’ll get to eat the losses: unsuspecting retail investors.
A desperate feeding frenzy takes its course.
Fed’s wealth effect kicks in: “Mind-blowing” how the luxury market has been “completely on fire.” The rest, well….
‘Punishment Interest,’ as Germans call it with Teutonic precision, becomes a pandemic.
Job cut announcements in tech doubled from a year ago. Worst year since 2009.
“Punishment Interest” it’s lovingly called in Germany, as the ECB intends to flog savers until their mood improves.
Instead of a global recovery, a sudden, broad consumer slowdown – with a plunge in China.
Theories abound why this is suddenly happening, after years of deceptive calm.
Mega-startups go parabolic. Flame-out already happening.
That these comparisons to January 2009 are suddenly cropping up is unnerving. Stocks are rolling over.
Not Even a Dead-Cat Bounce: Russia Sanctions, Whiff of Reality Sink ‘Economic Expectations’ in GermanySubmitted by testosteronepit on 09/27/2014 11:08 -0500
And German consumers were supposed to save the Eurozone – along with the global economy.
In the past, they were early, but they were right.
CEOs Darken Outlook, Slash Hiring and Cap-Ex Plans – Hope Now Focused on Share Buybacks (which just Plunged)Submitted by testosteronepit on 09/17/2014 11:34 -0500
The word “gloomier” inconveniently shows up to describe CEOs’ outlook.
Rents and housing costs make up 30% of CPI. They’re its largest component. They’re soaring in real life. But not in the CPI.