Morning Brew November 25 2022
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Summary: Black Friday - will markets move?
Markets moved little yesterday as was to be expected – today should be a low volume day with many traders and investors off and black Friday pulling the attention elsewhere.
US 10 Year Yields are lower at 3.65 which could boost sentiment and maybe bring us a strong close. The US500 has the 200 day average in grasp.
The USD Index is below 10.6 at 105.88, EURUSD at 1.0408, GBPUSD at 1.2097 and USDJPY at 138.61. this has been a significant technical level and Japanese inflation was just released at the highest level in 40 Years – an interesting setup, especially with the 200d moving Average in EURUSD in View. If we see more USD weakness, Gold could breach the 1765 and Silver firmly tackle the 21.50.
German GDP at 8:00, French Unemployment at 12:00
Key News are the lockdowns in China, more and more areas are locking down on high corona numbers.
Apple is the stock to watch today as worker protests and unrest could cause IPhone production to fall by as much as 30%.
Tesla is recalling 80.000 cars in China.
Credit Suisse is offering 889 million new shares available to existing investors at 2.52 Swiss francs per share
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Outrageous Predictions 2023: The War Economy
- The constantly growing global need for energy drives the world's richest to huddle up and launch a R&D project in a size the world hasn't seen since the Manhattan Project gave the US the first atomic bomb.
French President Macron resignsThe political stalemate in France and the rise of Marie Le Pen following the 2022 elections corners President Macron, forcing him to give up on politics and resign from his position. At least for now.
Gold rockets to USD 3,000 as central banks fail on inflation mandateAs markets and central banks realise that the idea that inflation is transitory is wrong, and that prices will remain higher for longer, gold is sent through the roof, hitting a price tag of USD 3,000
EU Army forces EU down path to full unionWith continued challenges in the region and a US military that isn't aggressively enacting its former role as global policeman, the European Union agrees to create its own armed forces, bringing the whole region closer.
A country agrees to ban all meat production by 2030In an effort to become one of the global leaders on the path to net-zero emissions, one country decides to not only put a heavy tax on meat, but to ban domestic production entirely.
UK holds UnBrexit referendumFollowing a recession and domestic pressure, the United Kingdom is thrown into political turmoil that will end with a vote to wind back Brexit.
Widespread price controls are introduced to cap official inflationHistory tells us that with the war economy comes rationing and price controls. And this time is no different, as policymakers introduce strict price controls that lead to a range of unintended consequences.
OPEC+ & Chindia walk out of the IMF, agree to trade with new reserve assetSanctions against Russia have caused widespread turmoil due to US Dollar moves in countries across the globe that don't consider the US an ally. To relieve themselves from this, they leave the IMF and create a new reserve asset.
USDJPY fixed to the USD at 200 as Japan overhauls financial systemFollowing the challenges that faced the Japanese Yen in 2022, the Bank of Japan attempts to keep the currency from sliding. Unsuccessful on the long-term, Japan will launch a reset of its entire financial system.
Tax haven ban kills private equityWith the war economy comes an increased focus on national interests and sovereign nations' ability to assert themselves. In that regard, the OECD countries turn their attention on tax havens and pull the big guns out, banning them altogether.