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Exactly How Many Warnings Do You Need?

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, When I was growing up my father, probably much like yours, had pearls of wisdom that he would drop along the way. It wasn’t until much later in life that I learned that such knowledge did not come from books, but through experience. One of my favorite pieces of […]

David Rosenberg: “This Is A Bubble Of Historic Proportions”

Shortly after we remarked most recently on the unprecedented Canadian housing bubble that has migrated from Vancouver to Toronto, Gluskin Sheff's Chief Economist David Rosenberg joined the growing chorus of calls for government intervention into the Toronto housing market. In an interview on BNN, Rosenberg, who correctly called the U.S. housing bubble in 2005 when […]

‘Exceptional Stability’ – Stock Market Volatilty Plunges To 21-Year Low

How much longer can this hope-filled balloon be held under water? ‘Exceptional Stability’ As Bloomberg notes, swings in U.S. stocks have become unusually narrow as a rally, driven by Donald Trump’s election as president, has persisted. The S&P 500 Index’s volatility over 65 trading days, or about three months, ended last week at the lowest […]

The S&P Has Now Gone 36 Days Without A 1% Intraday Move: The Longest Streak In History

Heading into Monday’s session, the S&P had gone for 34 consecutive trading sessions in which it hadn’t experienced an intraday move greater than 1%: according to the WSJ’s Market Data Group, this was the longest such streak going back over two decades, to 1995. And, following the Monday close, the market made history when it […]

David Rosenberg: “The Travesty Is We Have 23.5 Million Americans Aged 25-To-54 Outside The Labor Force”

Some observations on recent negative trends in productivity, employment mismatch, and labor training and education from the increasingly more bearish David Rosenberg, who notes that the Trump’s proposed policies may end up helping growth on the margins, but fail to focus on what is really important, making tens of millions of US workers competitive and […]

David Rosenberg Calls For A Multi-Trillion, “Helicopter Money” Stimulus Package

With the inherent weakness in US GDP and the rising probability of a recession (two weeks ago Bank of America modeled that the next recession would likely start roughly one year from now), Gluskin Sheff’s David Rosenberg thinks that with monetary options exhausted it will take a fiscal boost in the trillions of dollars to […]

This Could Be A Problem…

The correlation between stocks and bonds has surged to its highest (and positive) since the peak of the stock market in 2007…   Today’s environment is not normal – it has been 9 years since bonds and stocks moved in sync, completely confused. That time it did not end well… but this time is different, […]

David Rosenberg: “This Is The Pain Trade”

It was a breath of fresh air when last Friday, in the aftermath of the spectacular June jobs report, a “bearish” David Rosenberg reemerged and, turning a critical eye to the BLS data, asked clients of Gluskin Sheff “what if I told you that employment actually declined 119,000 in June and has been faltering now […]

The Italian Job: “How Did Things Go So Bad?”

Submitted by Danielle DiMartino Booth via DiMartinoBooth.com, “You’re only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!” That one line, spoken on the big screen by Michael Caine was crowned, according to a 2003 Daily Telegraph survey, Britain’s favorite one-liner of film. That kind of staying power is remarkable considering The Italian Job, the original that […]

“I Don’t Want To Alarm Anyone But…” – David Rosenberg Flips Again, Thinks We Are Headed For A Recession

Back in 2013, when David Rosenberg infamously flip-flopped from bear to bull on the “thesis” that everyone’s wages (not just his), are about to rise, and that a jump in wage inflation would be the catalyst to unleash a broad economic recovery in the process crushing bonds, we were decidedly skeptical. We said that the […]