by Eric Nager on Apr 24, 2020
The answer is MAYBE. It depends upon the outcome of a mighty battle that surprisingly is not focused on the medical progress regarding Covid-19. Although the virus is unquestionably the underlying cause of the problem, interest rates, money creation and corporate earnings are the focal points of this conflict. Federal Reserve policy regarding interest rates and QE – the injection of enormous amounts of money into the financial system – are on one side and the sharp decline of corporate earnings are on the other. It’s the Fed and TINA vs. bad corporate earnings.