After the CPI shock earlier in the week, Wall Street braces for a fresh round of data, including retail sales, on Thursday, with a deepening yield curve inversion between 2-year and 10-year bonds it sends out increasingly gloomy economic signals. However, there is good news, as a disastrous rail strike can be averted.
There is no billionaire investor and hedge fund manager to cheer for Ray Dalio, who in our call of the day claims that the Fed has no choice but to keep raising interest rates, at a high price for stocks.
And you’re putting some pretty accurate guesses out there. “I estimate that an increase in rates from where they are to around 4.5% will produce a negative impact of around 20% on share prices,” Dalio said in a statement. LinkedIn Post dated Tuesday.
Some are forecasting The Fed could raise interest rates by 100 basis points next week, a move not seen since the equally inflationary 1980s. The central bank’s short-term rate ranges from 2.25% to 2.5%, but Nomura, for his part, sees that rate heading for 4.75% by 2023.
But Dalio believes that interest rates could even reach the upper end of a range of 4.5% to 6%. “This will reduce private sector credit growth, which will reduce private sector spending and therefore the economy,” he says.
Behind this prediction is the Bridgewater Associates founder’s belief that the market is severely underestimating where inflation will end up: at 2.6% over the next 10 years versus what he sees as 4.5% to 5% over the median. term, except shocks.
Read: Why a single US inflation report hit global financial markets and what’s next
As for what happens when people start losing money in the markets, the so-called “wealth effect,” expect less spending as they and their lenders become more cautious.
“The upshot is that it seems likely to me that the rate of inflation will remain significantly above what the people and the Fed want it to be (while the year-over-year rate of inflation will fall), that interest rates will rise, that others the markets will fall and the economy will be weaker than expected, and that without taking into account the worsening trends of internal and external conflicts and their effects”.
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escalation and the dollar
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fell after the country’s central bank left rates unchanged. Natural gas prices in Europe
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are recovering in premarket after the White House said it has reached tentative rail deal with unions. No deal for Friday would mean strikes and havoc for supply chains, grain markets and even The next vacations. read more here.
In addition to August retail sales, we’ll get weekly jobless claims, the Philly Fed and Empire State manufacturing indices, and import prices. Industrial production and commercial inventories will follow.
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is falling after a double downgrade at Credit Suisse, which cited inflationary headwinds. Analysts lifted Nokia
to overcome, although the action barely moves.
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