The purpose of this post is to show what is happening.
So, the US $ is to collapse, so say the inflationistas, the gold bugs, the Anderson shelter types etc.
This is the reason why the GB£ has recently been falling – not because of anything internal to the UK.
The £ has fallen recently due to $ strength and has broken below rising support, since February. It seems fair to suggest the break will hold. Next support down at 1.63.
$ strength suggests risk off and we are seeing strength in PMs – which is no surprise at all.
Also, US Treasuries, which again the inflationistas said would collapse, are having a storming year…
Now, at relative level to S&P of last Autumn and a little push higher and the relative price will take us back to last Summer/Spring. Inflation? Yeah right. #turningjapanese as I have been wont to say for over a year now whenever anyone would ask me.
Western equity markets are looking fragile right now.
The FTSE is down on 15 MONTHS AGO!
The S&P has fallen a few % and sits right on multi month support before the US opens in a couple of hours. MACD pointing down so I’ll suggest the downturn is not over. That, in turn, suggests it could be part of a bigger move down this Summer.
Whereas Emerging Markets – as we have written of often, positively, positively (!) soars:
By the way, US Small Caps looking awful.
So, stick with the plan. Could be a sizeable shakeout, this Summer, of Western share prices. Treasuries to do well in that environment as will US$ and PMs.
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