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Powell seems to have paid attention to the Paychex wage index.!/wage-data/

Gotta wonder what the record Debt:GDP was for any global reserve currency... the way out is not likely default, it is financial repression that Lyn writes about comprehensively. See our interview with her

We are interviewing Russell Napier, famed monetarist and market strategist, author of "The Anatomy of the Bear" Friday at 12noonET. Click here to listen:
@LynAldenContact #Macro #Macroeconomics #FinancialMarkets #bearmarket @MacroAlf @MacroVoices


Morning Markets Brief

Summary and Price Action Rundown Global risk assets are mixed this morning as the ongoing US stock rally pauses to digest Fed communications ahead of more consequential earnings this week. S&P 500 futures are indicating a 0.2% lower open after the index rose 4.3% last week, building on monthly gains … Continue reading “Morning Markets Brief”

Five Minute Macro 1-9-2023

The path of Fed tightening remains the driving factor for markets as inflation shows signs of cooling and global growth slows. Investors prepare for fourth quarter earnings season and Chinese assets rally on a major policy shift.


Afternoon Markets Brief

Summary and Price Action Rundown US equities retraced a modest bit of their recent rally as investors digested more Fed commentary and signs of intensifying growth fears in Treasury markets, while oil prices slid amid rising demand fears. The S&P 500 declined 0.3% today, deepening the index’s year-to-date loss to … Continue reading “Afternoon Markets Brief”

Looking Ahead – ’23 and Me

Looking Ahead – ‘23 and Me As we noted last week, our base case for topping inflation and slowing (but not crashing) growth with a downshifting Fed is the recipe for the second half 2022 rally. This week’s tantalizing bounce has us temped to upgrade stocks earlier than we feel … Continue reading “Looking Ahead – ’23 and Me”

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