Podcast: US stock market acceleration: destabilizing like last time?
Saxo Market Call
Summary: Today we look at the US equity market getting more than a bit frothy again and ponder whether the pace of the gains could be destabilizing as it was for a time after the late August run-up. Also a look at important currency, commodity and equity developments as earnings season is set to get under way in the US in earnest today. On the call today were Ole Hansen on commodities and John J. Hardy hosting and on FX.
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