Holger Zschäpitz is market maniac @Welt and Author of 'Schulden ohne Sühne?' a book on states' addictiveness to debt. Pics: bibliogram.nixnet.services/schuldensuehne…

Berlin, Germany
Joined May 2009
German Power Price just hit a fresh record at almost €180/mWh.
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Olaf Scholz elected by parliament as German chancellor, a chancellor w/just 100k follower on Instagram!
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Just to put things into perspective: investors jump into Tech. TQQQ fund flow - inflows into 3 times levered Nasdaq100 ETF - has hit record daily net inflow.
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This chart highlights the limited negotiating position Europe has w/#Russia. Gas prices trade near record.
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Good morning from Germany where Merkel era ends today. Merkel earned her place in history for better & for worse. Her steady leadership and longevity will be missed but scientist who became nation’s “Mutti” (German for mom) leaves behind complicated legacy bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
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Don't be fooled by Tech stocks' rise. There could be more pain. Fed's change in stance will make gains hard to come by for Tech. Aggregate size of balance sheets of Fed, ECB, BoJ has flattened out at ~$25tn. Slower balance-sheet growth makes difference. barrons.com/articles/big-tec…
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Tech leads biggest stock rally since March. Nasdaq surged 3%, S&P 500 erased all the losses suffered after Jerome Powell’s hawkish tilt a week ago and was just 0.3% below its last close before omicron rocked markets. Fear Index Vix plunged five points to 22.
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Risk assets have a strong comeback led by Tech. Nasdaq 100 up 2.8%, High Beta Tech Stocks jump almost 7%.
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Global risk assets stage recovery on receding Omicron worries & China MonPol action. Asia stocks along w/US & EU Futures rise following China move to unleash $188bn of liquidity. Bonds drop w/US 10y yields at 1.45%. Gold almost unch at $1784, Bitcoin back >$51k as re-risk winner.
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#BuzzFeed had a choppy debut: Shares soared as much as 40% (at its highs) before sinking back down to Earth — its first day as a public company after merging w/SPAC, offering a warning to other splashy digital media upstarts. axios.com/newsletters/axios-… #axioscloser
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#Alibaba shares saw biggest jump since Jun2017, as bargain hunters piled in amid improved sentiment following #China's move to bolster econ. CenBank announced it will reduce most banks’ reserve requirement ratio next week, unleashing $188bn of liquidity.  bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
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Just to put things into perspective: Carbon Price has hit fresh ATH at €81.65 per metric tons. #Carbon has risen almost 150% this year.
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Good morning from #Germany, where the energy crisis for consumers is coming to a head. Power prices are on their way to a new record also driven by the price of CO2 pollution rights, which has marked a new record at over €80. Energy prices account for ~10% of the inflation rate.
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#Russia Ruble drops as US & European allies are weighing sanctions targeting Russia’s biggest banks & the country’s ability to convert rubles for dollars & other foreign currencies should President Putin invade Ukraine, BBG reports citing people familiar w/the matter.
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This chart shows that several pockets of the equity market have repriced significantly lower since Nov. An Index of non-profitable Tech & an Expensive Software Index have plunged 24% & 18% resp since mid-Nov while Nasdaq 100 only down 5% since Nov 19th high. Non-Prof Tech -7%YTD.
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Dow stages nearly 650-point rally or 1.9% for best day since March as investors turned more bullish on Mon. Even tech stocks closed 0.9% higher after an interim decline of 1%.
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Cathie Wood’s Ark slumps as a lot of Ark’s holdings don’t make money & in an environment where rates expected to rise, this is not necessarily the place to be. A Goldman Sachs index that tracks unprofitable US tech stocks has tumbled 25% within a month. ft.com/content/ec35749e-ed58…
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Market Crash or a Head-Fake? This is the all-important question as hyped stocks (Ark Innovation, IPO Index, #Bitcoin) continue to fall.
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#Tesla falls as much as 5.9% after Reuters reported the SEC opened an investigation into the EV company over whistle-blower claims on solar panel defects. Falls 21% from Nov4 high into BEAR MARKET.
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