The plunge in crude on Friday could possibly be the beginning of a collapse in commodities, strategist Albert Edwards says.
SocGen’s Edwards, a famous bear, tweeted that there are echoes of what occurred in 2008.
Noting an article when he made an analogous forecast, Edwards tweeted: “This text from Oct 08 notes when the oil worth was $150 I stated the approaching recession would take it to $60.”
“At the moment’s worth motion would be the begin of an analogous commodity collapse because the Fed crash land the economic system. I predict unfavourable headline CPI inflation.”
Vitality (XLE) is the susceptible final man standing, MKM chief market technician Jonathan Krinsky stated midweek.
“XLE continues to be ~28% above its 200 DMA, and +52% YTD. If the 12 months have been to finish now, it might be one of the best 12 months on file for Vitality again to 1991,” Krinsky stated. “The second greatest 12 months was final 12 months (+48%).”
“We additionally suppose that is what is required to see lengthy/quick momentum unwind, and in the end put in a extra sturdy backside. So even when beaten-down development names go down additional, it is seemingly that Vitality comes down at a quicker price.”
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