So I'll start with the seasonality chart:
Re. the GME story:
Liquidity is going to be an issue:
Illiquid stocks (small caps) always make for the best targets in any sort of manipulation.
So what actually happened is that a big Fundie (Scion) started soaking...
Just a continuation of the thread. When the markets re-open on Monday (Tuesday our time) the Christmas/New Year low volume period will be over. It will be back to business as usual.
Last year saw:
The dominance of growth over value. This is likely to continue as it is a function of interest...
Now that SPY has exceeded its previous high from the crash, we are officially in a new bull market.
The primary issue (risk) bubbling below the surface is:
The real spectre of inflation. It is not a risk for tomorrow. It is a risk that is, if it occurs, still a little way down the road...
So, some first hand news from the Missus in Beijing.
Shop's and restaurants are closed in general.
Some supermarkets are open and playing a new government issued song about wearing a mask.
It's become a little popular apparently.
Masks are to be worn outside at all times.
There's 4 to 6 inches...
There appears to be emerging signs that China has not de-coupled from the rest of the worlds problems. Internal rampant inflation and pressure on food supplies from a cold snap may temper the rate of growth, with local implications/ramifications for Australia?
Food commodities the...