𝗪𝗲 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗶𝗻 𝗮 𝗻𝗲𝘄 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗰𝗸𝘀-𝗶𝗻𝗳𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗮𝗱𝗶𝗴𝗺

Over the last decade the correlation between inflation (measured by CPI YoY change) and the $SPX500 returns (also YoY) was clearly positive and pretty stong. Higher moderate inflation (below 3%) usually meant higher GDP growth, higher EPS growth for US corporations and generally healthy economic conditions. This naturally impacted stocks returns. Lower inflation (perios of…

𝗗𝗼𝗲𝘀 𝗣𝗮𝘆𝗣𝗮𝗹 𝗵𝗮ve 𝘂𝗽𝘀𝗶𝗱𝗲 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲?

$PYPL (PayPal Holdings) quick facts: ✅ lost 70% top to recent bottom and 61% top to now ✅ major reasons for sell-off: 👉 Growth stocks hit on higher yields 👉 change in Fed’s stance from ultra dovish to hawkish in fight of inflation 👉 disappointing revenue and profit forecasts for 2022 👉 lower consumer spending…

𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗻 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗯𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗯𝘂𝘆 𝗲𝗾𝘂𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝗴𝗮𝗶𝗻?

Many investors scratch their heads these days as to whether the current market circumstances we’re facing constitute a good buying opportunity for stocks. In this short article I am trying to assess this question from three different perspectives: macro, micro and technical. The macro perspective This point of view is possibly the biggest worry for…

𝗪𝗵𝘆 𝘀𝗵𝗼𝘂𝗹𝗱 𝗶𝗻𝘃𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘀 𝗯𝗲 𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗳𝘂𝗹 𝗶𝗻 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮?

Below you can see Wells Fargo’s latest Fed balance sheet size projections. Recently the Fed has: 👉 announced tapering (Autumn) 👉 begun tapering (Dec 2021) 👉 announced that they plan to speed up tapering vs. what they previously planned (from USD15bn/month to USD30bn/month) (announced after Dec FOMC meeting) 👉 announced that right after reaching net…

𝗔𝗿𝗲 𝗲𝗾𝘂𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗶𝗿 𝘆𝗶𝗲𝗹𝗱𝘀 𝗰𝘂𝗿𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗹𝘆?

Attached you will find a long term Bloomberg graph showing a very important equities characteristic that usually has significant impact on their overall returns in the future – the Real Earnings Yield. This graph shows aggregate data for the $SPX500. What is Earnings Yield (EY)? 🤔 EY is calculated by dividing a stock’s EPS by…

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✅ 𝗚𝗔𝗦 𝗪𝗲𝗲𝗸𝗹𝘆 𝟯𝟬𝘁𝗵 𝗔𝘂𝗴-𝟮𝗻𝗱 𝗦𝗲𝗽𝘁 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭 ✅

𝗗𝗲𝗮𝗿 𝗖𝗼𝗽𝗶𝗲𝗿𝘀/𝗙𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗿𝘀, 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘄𝗲𝗲𝗸 𝗜 𝗮𝗺 𝘄𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗪𝗲𝗲𝗸𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗙𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 (𝘀𝗼 𝘄𝗼𝗻’𝘁 𝗰𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝗙𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘆), 𝗮𝘀 𝗜 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗯𝗲 𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗶𝗻 𝗮 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗲𝘁 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗲𝗲𝗸𝗲𝗻𝗱. 𝗧𝗼𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝗯𝗲 𝘄𝗮𝘁𝗰𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗡𝗙𝗣 𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴, 𝘄𝗵𝗶𝗰𝗵 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗙𝗲𝗱 𝘀𝘂𝗿𝗲𝗹𝘆 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝘄𝗮𝘁𝗰𝗵 𝗰𝗹𝗼𝘀𝗲𝗹𝘆 𝘁𝗼𝗼 :). It’s been another strong week for equities. Especially Japan…