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About a week ago, I did a post called Mondo Destructo which mentioned that I had gathered up 170 symbols into a shared watch list called Destructo which housed all the most-battered equities from the selloff (remember that? The one that ended on March 23 so suddenly?)
On the whole, these battered stocks have been the ones bouncing the strongest. I must say, however, that some of these are in such dreadful condition, even in this hyper-stimulated “market” of ours, that I can only assume they’re heading for the dustbin of corporate history. Check out these poor beasts:
My last few posts have been a coronavirus COVID-19 series, so I’m putting in the links here so as to refer back to them easily for now. These are the eleven posts so far. I’m planning to finish this series with a post on the likely economic impact of COVID-19 over the coming year, and a look at the interesting search for scapegoats that is now getting started, with the obvious targets being the very strange behavior of both China and the WHO as this crisis was developing. That should conclude this series in the next week or two, though economies and markets will likely take quite a while longer to get back to anything that we might recognize as normal.
After Thursday afternoon’s love-fest of optimism, equities went exploding higher and bonds got smashed (magenta tinted area, below). Ever since last night, however, bonds have valiantly fought their way back: