Weekly Highlights

Weekly Highlights 19 Jan: US Federal Reserve to slash interest rates 3 times in 2020?

#1 Interest Rate to be slashed 3 times in 2020?

For an economy that is burning hot right now, seems counterintuitive ain’t it? It seems that every single problem in the economy can be resolved with a cut in the interest rate. Goldman even predicts a negative rate in the future if push comes to shove.

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/14/fed-could-cut-rates-3-times-as-tariffs-drag-down-us-growth-ubs.html

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/15/fed-could-use-negative-rates-if-us-recession-hits-goldman-sachs-says.html

 

#2 Bridgewater sees Gold up by 30% in 2020

Looks like the world largest hedge fund love that yellow metal!

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/massive-hedge-fund-sees-an-explosion-in-gold-prices-amid-frothy-market-climate-2020-01-15

 

#3 Tesla – the most shorted stock in the US

Tesla and Apple are among the short favourites within the hedge fund communities. However, judging by their lacklustre performance against the S&P 500, can you really trust their instinct anymore?

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/16/apple-tesla-in-flux-as-most-shorted-stock-in-us-stock-market.html

 

Have a good week ahead

 


 

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