What are they so afraid of?
Gravity, I assume, because the S&P 500 is at 4,063 and the Dow is at 33,333, Nasdaq 13,561 and Russell 2,256. This is not simply excessive, that is insanely excessive. 14,000 on the Nasdaq is 6,000 factors greater than 8,000, which wasn’t even the March low however it’s the place Billions of Transactions valued the Nasdaq shares between late 2018 and early 2020 – two years price of merchants did not wish to pay greater than 8,000 for these Nasdaq shares but now, after a 12 months of a International Pandemic – they’re racing to pay 75% more cash?
Yesterday we talked concerning the Fed and the way they’re manipulating the bond market to make it seem to be there’s demand for bonds and a side-effect of that’s they’re flooding the system with cash. How? Effectively, within the outdated days, individuals used to EARN cash and they might typically use it to purchase bonds and the cash would exit of circulation and be tied up in a T-Invoice for 10 years – decreasing the free cash provide. The Authorities, in fact, would spend the cash but it surely’s cash they had been going to spend anyway, whether or not you lent it to them or not – the cash you place into the bond simply helped to stability the finances.
Now that is out the window and the Authorities spends and also you spend and Firms spend and nobody appears to fret about paying debt again and, since nobody is absolutely shopping for US bonds, the Fed merely prints cash and makes use of that new cash to purchase bonds. That lowers the quantities of bonds in circulation, protecting their “worth” up – which interprets into low yields. For the reason that Fed buys bonds successfully from people who find themselves rolling it over, the cash goes into circulation, changing the bonds and, since traders aren’t too eager on bonds – the place does the cash go? Shares! See how simple economics is?
Some goes to Housing, some goes to Commodities and a few truly goes into the Financial system however largely cash is in search of a return and we’re certain not getting it within the banks or from bonds, so shares win! The cash going into the financial system additionally causes inflation, of…