Skip to comments.Barclays considers Elon Musk a potential commodity ‘black swan’ of 2017
Posted on 01/06/2017 7:04:10 AM PST by SeekAndFind
To be fair, the list is 13 risks long and its mostly populism driven. But there is some Elon, as advertised:
And note, as Barcs commods team does, that Indices are already pricing in record levels of volatility as 2017 begins, and investors are specifically concerned about geopolitical developments.
Finally by way of additional context, and as a reminder that commods did ok in 2016:
Hard to disagree with Citi's Matt King the orderliness of markets recently even with the bond sell-off has been striking and strange: pic.twitter.com/wUZppgxjRC Tracy Alloway (@tracyalloway) January 5, 2017
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For those of you (like me) who do not live & breathe for every tremor of the Stock Market and were clueless about “Black Swans”:
“A black swan is an event or occurrence that deviates beyond what is normally expected of a situation and is extremely difficult to predict; the term was popularized by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, a finance professor, writer and former Wall Street trader. Black swan events are typically random and are unexpected.”
Market record highs do not start happening at the beginning of a rally.
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