Goldilocks Headlines

  • Trump's Goldilocks economy

    President Trump may have a bear market, but he has a Goldilocks economy. While it is too early to definitively know about the former, each passing day shows the latter growing more certain. His critics who are seizing on recent stock market volatility are missing the bigger picture of the ...
  • "Goldilocks Is Over": Japan's Largest Life Insurer Is Now Selling Rallies

    While stocks are having second thoughts this morning as euphoria appears to have returned to markets for the time being, yesterday's abrupt reversal in the S&P to the FOMC Minutes revealed that for many, the era of goldilocks may be ending ending. This morning, none other than Japan's largest life insurer, Nippon Life Insurance, confirmed as much, saying that it will sell Japanese shares when they rise further, as the rally in risk assets driven by expectations of a “Goldilocks” scenario...

    Zero Hedge
  • Swan Song Of The Central Bankers, Part 3: The Goldilocks Economy Delusion

    Authored by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, That was fast. Two weeks ago the Goldilocks Economy was being feted (again) from one end of Wall Street to the other. Today, however, January's in-coming data brought a 6.7% annualized CPI rate and a negative 3.1% annualized retail sales print. Can you say stagflation! The robo machines certainly did when the Dow futures reversed by more than 400 points hard upon the 8:30 AM releases. Indeed, even if you don't cotton to the seasonally...

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  • Fed Unveils Goldilocks Minutes: Hawkish On Growth And Inflation But Not Enough For 4 Hikes

    Market-implied expectations for the number of rate-hikes in 2018 surge to new cycle highs (2.82 hikes) ahead of the minutes (and the dollar had crept higher with them). Since The Jan 31st Fed meeting, everything is lower (gold least, stocks most)... And The Minutes did not disappoint with regard to a hawkish tilt... *FED MAJORITY: STRONGER GROWTH LIFTS LIKELIHOOD OF FURTHER HIKES *SOME FED OFFICIALS SAW APPRECIABLE RISK INFLATION TO LAG TARGET Definitely has the sound of a Fed with...

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  • Chopper's Brexit Podcast Episode 38: Britain is on course for a ‘Goldilocks Brexit’ says Michael Gove, as he raises prospect of plastic straw ban

    Plastic straws could be banned from restaurants and bars after Brexit, Michael Gove has said.

    The Telegraph