The Incoming Recession May Materialize At An Accelerated Pace Due To The Fact That Post-2008

The incoming #recession may materialize at an accelerated pace due to the fact that post-2008, we never really had a recovery. We had anemic, depressed growth at the periphery of the zero bound. Easier to fall from 1-2% than 5-6%.

Banks’ consensus warned about a 2017 -then 2018, then 2019- US recession.

. The wide majority predicted stronger growth in Europe and Japan for 2018 and 2019.

Here’s what happened:

. US Growth estimates up
. Japan and Europe down

Fundamentals matter.


IMF says the global economic expansion has ‘plateaued’ 

“The Eurodollar curve is now inverted between Dec20 and Dec19 for the first time since 2007,” h/t

central banks will never get blamed on the next downturn — they got Trump as the scapegoat

2-year Treasury yields are at a new post-crisis high today.

5 year Yields
Resistance ✔︎
Corrective ✔︎

Reversal ✖︎

Oil falls to April lows…

Despite good inventory data.

– China slowing
– Global growth estimates trimmed
– Rising Saudi output

Oil was artificially high


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