It’s all about the bears, and inflation

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  • US May inflation, 8.6%. Federal Reserve announced rates last night and surely it was 0.75% for the first time in 28 years?
  • Either we have continued high inflation or a recession, maybe even both?
  • Time for a Paul Volcker and do a 1% raise?
  • It’s ugly, Nasdaq and S&P500 both closed at lows for 2022 and are both are now in a bear market.
  • Nasdaq draw down at close 13Jun22

    Nasdaq draw down at close 13Jun22


    S&P500 draw down at close 13Jun22

    S&P500 draw down at close 13Jun22

    Crypto having the worst of it.

  • And failing a real test or liquidity and exchanges halt withdrawals.



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