Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Zuckerborg Shrugged

"When the robber barons of the day ran out of depressed teens to monetize, their entire Ponzi scheme collapsed"

ZH: Brace For Lower Growth From China
"China’s “credit impulse,” the change in the growth rate of aggregate credit to GDP, bears close watching: It has tended to lead the Chinese manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) by a year (see Figure 1) and the U.S. Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) manufacturing index by 14 months.

The key driver of realized global reflation, then, has been China – not the promise of fiscal stimulus and deregulation that has helped boost confidence and other soft data in the U.S...

The Chinese credit impulse peaked in March 2016 and slowed sharply after the second quarter. It is only now that the impact of that reduced stimulus should be felt...the decline in the credit impulse has been sharper and more extreme than many expected.

The last "growth" stocks - life wasting Anti-Social media sites targeting suicidal teens. For fun and profit...

"Have we tried targeting homeless people yet?"

Zuckerborg:  "Thank you for flying from across the world to not see this"