Weakening Wednesday – Presidential Debate Spooks the Market


Nicely that went as anticipated.  

Yesterday we titled our Morning Report: “Testy Tuesday – Shorting the S&P 500 at 3,350” and we made a stunning $1,250 per contract on our shorts and acquired one other probability to get in at 3,350 in final evening’s futures and we now have one other dip because the markets began promoting off for precisely the rationale I predicted yesterday:  

President Ponzi will debate Sleepy Joe Biden this night and that is going to be miserable.  A lot as we have to eliminate Trump, Biden is just not an thrilling various.  

Debates are a time after we speak about what’s incorrect with the nation and, sadly, there’s quite a bit incorrect with the nation and neither candidate seems like the guy who’s really going to fix it though at the least eliminating the man who’s breaking it could not damage.  It is like once you rent an incompetent plumber and your home is crammed with backed-up sewage – you do not are likely to say “let’s give this man 4 extra years.”  Typically ANY various is value a attempt to that is what the Democrats have given us this 12 months – “Biden 2020, he isn’t Donald Trump“.

“Markets appear to be getting extra involved, with VIX futures peaking across the election,” said Edward Park, deputy chief funding officer at Brooks Macdonald. “However whoever takes over, and nevertheless lengthy it takes to take over, the particular person shall be dealing with a battle towards coronavirus.”

Delays to fiscal stimulus on either side of the Atlantic are additionally a fear for traders, who worry economies will want recent assist within the absence of a transparent timeline for a coronavirus vaccine. Whereas U.S. lawmakers are looking for widespread floor on a deal forward of the election, a German authorities spokesperson late Tuesday warned of potential delays to the approval course of for the EU restoration fund.

“For monetary markets, there’s a rising understanding that it was a V-shaped rebound, however that doesn’t imply it is going to be a V-shaped financial restoration,” stated Carsten Brzeski, an economist with ING Financial institution in Frankfurt. “Any delays in fiscal stimulus will add to that


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