The globalized economy is a colossal Ponzi Scheme in which the vast majority survive on the bread crumbs falling off the table. The possibility of 7 billion people achieving a consumption-oriented lifestyle is zero, so the World Bank conveniently set the poverty line at $1.25/day to legalize global slavery. As long as someone else's children are doing the suffering, it's "all good". Post-2008, this illusion was extended merely by plundering all future generations.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
All Shorts Must Cover Prior To Collapse. Check.
This entire week was a short-covering rally in Energy stocks. The biggest rally since August. Exxon gained 10% from the intra-day Monday low...
The rats are leaving the sinking ship... Why? Because as it was in 2008, institutions are moving all Energy exposure to the largest capitalization stocks with the strongest balance sheets... Exxon as ratio of total energy sector:
As a ratio, oil stocks are still massively overvalued relative to the underlying commodity
Not withstanding this week's short covering rally, energy stocks are catching down to oil