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I shall tread lightly, adhering to my inexplicable pledge not to weigh in on politics. I realize for some people that the decision must feel draining, as if an enormous spare tire were shoved onto one’s belly like a millstone in the days of old. One could blubber on and on, but I won’t take a fat chance by saying anything until November 3rd has come and gone. No one wants to see anyone’s fat pasty rump get kicked, amirite?
In any event, as everyone’s favorite permabear, I’m happy there’s some sinkage.
Welcome to Q3 2020! When I woke up this morning, the ES was down good and hard. As I’m typing this, it’s still red, but barely, having shaved about 25 points off its drop. I guess that’s to be expected. What’s important to me is whether over the next week or so the Russell (/RTY) shown below breaks its trendline. That’s fairly key.