Nov 10, 2020
If divided government is bad for stocks, so why are stocks soaring? Markets have gone into a bout of euphoria. Big news. Vaccine 90% effective. UK to roll out Vitamin D supplements for people vulnerable to Covid. UK plans Vitamin D rollout to vulnerable as COVID-19 protectionm.economictimes.com › ... › International › World News Covid death rate keeps falling, now almost statistically insignificant. Let’s assume that the vaccine is the cure, what will happen then? Stocks were doing really well before today on the expectation that stimulus would be on the way, in very generous amounts. Treasuries were on the rise. Whatever happens next is great for gold, though the timing is tricky. If stocks tank when traders figure out that stimulus will be delayed, that might pull gold down. But the eventual resulting stimulus will send it through the roof. NJ credit downgraded on big pension bond sale, Illinois tax measure failed, and that's pretty much it. Junk rating is coming. A sign of things to come all over.