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Monday, January 18, 2021

Is This A Bear Market Rally Or A New Bull? BofA Has The Answer…...

With the S&P trading nearly 800 points - or a whopping 30% - above its March 23 lows, the divergence in opinions whether this is a new bull market or merely a massive - and the fastest ever - bear market rally ever, propped up by trillions in central bank liquidity and fiscal stimulus, has…

BMO: The Market Ponders If This Is “The Spanish Flu” Or “The Great Depression”

For the past week, it's been virtually non-stop: one central bank after another has fired a bazooka, rushing to frontrun its peers in hopes of big impact, only to find no response from the market, forcing it to fire another, even bigger bazooka. Consider that just over the past 24 hours we have gotten the…

Market Bottom Indicators #2 – Financials To Utilities Ratio

Submitted by Peter Garnry, head of equity strategy at Saxo Bank Summary: The current financials to utilities ratio has actually bounced off recent lows but given the recent volatility and bad liquidity in US Treasuries investors should be careful drawing conclusions just yet that the equity market has bottomed. This is our second turning point…

Nomura: “The Market Has Only Just Begun Staring Into The Abyss”

While many post-mortems will be written on what, despite Friday's torrid 9% rebound, has been a historic, unforgettable week which saw the US stock market plunge the most since the worst days of the global financial crisis, one of the more detailed and impactful was that of Nomura's quant Masanari Takada who put the week's…

“The Market Is Broken” – Why Nobody Is Trading Any More

On the first day of this week, which would soon mutate into the worst week for capital markets since the 2008 financial crisis, we warned that markets are about to go full tilt for the simple reason that "there is no liquidity", something we first highlighted at the start of the month when we pointed…

US Equity Market Crashes Below 2007 Highs Despite Massive Surge On Trump Stimulus Plan

Today saw the biggest spike in US equities since October 2008 after an avalanche of intervention in the last 24 hours across the world and extended by 1600 Dow points as Trump unveiled his stimulus/testing plan... The last time the market rallied this much was 10/28/2008 - the day TARP was announced... However, the S&P…

Stocks Puke Into Bear Market As US Financial Conditions Crash Most ‘Since Lehman’

Today the stench of a desperate liquidity scramble as The Dollar rallied while Stocks, Bonds, Bitcoin, Crude, and Gold were all dumped. The Fed ramped up its liquidity bailout facility to a stunning $175 billion per day and still the market kept collapsing... The Dow and S&P crash into a bear market...erasing most of the…

Market Massacre: Oil Crashes 30%, VIX Explodes As S&P Craters Limit Down

Update (2020ET): And there it is: for the first time since the financial crisis, the emini S&P future has hit the limit down band of -5%, something it failed to do even during the May 2010 flash crash. This means that no more trade are allowed below the limit down level until the market opens at…

Tips For A Volatile Market

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, These last couple of weeks have been crazy in the markets, last week we saw steady declines and this week we’re yo-yoing from one of the best days in the market to date to one of the worst. It seems like the sky is falling, it always does when we…

Market Crash Continues Ahead Of Futures Open – Navigating What Happens Next

Update (1100ET): It would appear that last minute panic-buying in stocks on Friday has been erased as spread betting markets are signaling a 500 point Dow futures drop at this evening's open... *  *  * Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Just last week, we discussed with our RIAPRO subscribers (Try for 30-days RISK FREE) the risk of…

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