Bubbles Are Unbelievably Easy To Spot

Jeremy Grantham is chairman of the board for the well-known asset management firm,  Grantham, Mayo, & van Otterloo (GMO). Yet he is much more than that. He is also an accomplished "bubble-ologist." In a recent interview, Grantham said: "Bubbles are unbelievably...

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For Real

The Federal Reserve explains away rising costs across commodities, shipping, food, retail and rent as "transitory." They might be right. On the flip side, the stock bubble is ignoring inflation-adjusted data as it relates to valuation. Specifically, in the three...

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Stock Storm

The U.S. Federal Reserve has purchased oodles of assets with electronic currency credits. Funny money. Ditto for the Bank of Japan, People’s Bank of China, and the European Central Bank. Not surprisingly, the more that central bankers add assets to their collective...

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Warning: Household Wealth May Be Transitory

Is the stock bubble making investors wealthy? Temporarily. Consider household equity exposure relative to disposable personal income. Investors have more skin in the equity game than they ever have before. What that means is that, with the S&P 500 sitting atop a...

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Up, Up and Away

Theoretically, the extent of corporate success (e.g., sales, profits, cash flow, financial health, etc.) propels stock prices. That is no longer the case. For example, one can examine the price-to-sales metric (P/S) by S&P 500 decile. Low valuation deciles might...

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Prelude to a Bigger Short

Christian Bale played hedge fund manager Michael Burry in The Big Short. The actor's portrayal of an eccentric loner with genius-like qualities was downright riveting. Of course, it was Burry, not Bale, who anticipated the implosion of the housing balloon. It was...

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The Pin That Pricks the Stock Bubble

You hear the stories in everyday life. A neighbor receives $75,000 up and above an astronomical listing price for a home. A friend boasts about making a killing in a crypto like Dogecoin or a meme stock like AMC Entertainment Holdings (AMC). The primary reason for the...

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Minding the Bubble’s Skew

Is the stock market overvalued, undervalued, or fairly valued? One of the most popular metrics for making that call is the cyclically-adjusted price-to-earnings (CAPE) ratio. The CAPE ratio, also known as P/E10, has averaged 17.0 since the 1880s. It reached an epic...

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Excessive Speculation Rarely Ends Well

Speculation drives market activity more today than it did at any previous moment in history. To wit, short-dated single stock option volume is now 5x greater than it used to be. Think about this for a moment. Rather than invest for a long-term stream of cash flows,...

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Bearish on Bonds? Higher Rates Could Crush Stocks

The central bank of the United States, the Federal Reserve, creates digital dollar credits to buy bonds. If you buy bonds to depress interest rates and to inject money into the financial system, you get higher asset prices. Stocks. Bonds. Real Estate. Of course, the...

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The Big Shift to “Value Investing”

The federal government continues to hand out borrowed money to stimulate the economy. It is running monstrous deficits to do so. One consequence of spending too much borrowed money? Inflation. Copper, lumber, oil, gas, livestock, agriculture -- you name it. Stuff...

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Can You Spare An Inflation-Adjusted Dime?

Inflation is ubiquitous. You are seeing it at the gas pump. You are seeing at the grocery store. You are seeing it when you dine out. Interested in building a patio? An addition to your home? You might be shocked by the cost of lumber. And it is not just wood. Get a...

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The Roaring Twenties Redux?

The U.S. economy surged throughout the 1920s. With World War I in the rear-view mirror, consumers spent feverishly on autos, electrical appliances and movies. With the threat of coronavirus fading in 2021, might we be witnessing yet another Roaring Twenties? After...

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The Prices Are Not Alright

When you pump $12.3 trillion (and counting) into an economy, things are going to inflate. For example, commodities are going to be more expensive. Take a look at the vertical leap in prices for copper. And lumber. Home prices themselves become bubbly. Home prices have...

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Will Cap Gain Tax Hikes Burst The Stock Bubble?

The United States government raised taxes to finance the debt that accrued in World War I and World War II. Today, we are not engaged in a military intervention of monumental magnitude. However, the public debt-to-GDP is greater now than at any other point in American...

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Never Has Anyone Ever

Private money management firms often sell at a multiple of revenue. A frequently talked about metric? Price-to-revenue. For example, a wealth management company that generated $1,000,000 over the last year might be valued at 2.25x, or $2,250,000. At least in the...

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Lucky 13

On April 13, 2021, the S&P 500 SPDR Trust (SPY) closed above its opening price for the 13th consecutive session. That has never happened in the 28-year history of the exchange-traded fund. Without question, enthusiasm for stocks is feverish. But is it rational?...

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In Excess

When does extraordinary excess become visible? In hindsight. Consider the stock market at the start of 2000. Despite ridiculous valuations, scores of profitless IPOs, and an absence of common sense, few seemed to recognize the risks ahead of time. The S&P 500...

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The Less Profitable, The Better?

Somewhat surprisingly, 200 of the 1500 largest companies have proffered negative earnings over three consecutive years. Their stock prices must have suffered, right? Hardly. According to the Leuthold Group, investors have piled into unprofitable corporations more than...

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The Harder They Fall

Over the last 40 years, the U.S. government has chosen to spend significantly more money than it takes in. It is the reason that the country must issue trillions of dollars of debt. Spending became particularly obscene during the financial crisis of 2008. And since...

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Rebalancing Act

Institutions -- mutual funds, pensions, insurance companies, corporations, sovereign wealth funds -- often represent smarter money. Indeed, stock prices tend to rise when institutional buying is robust. However, history has been less kind to mom-n-pop investors...

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Scratching the Bubble’s Surface

There is a belief on Wall Street that future corporate earnings can only grow in an environment where borrowing is so cheap. Indeed, inflation-adjusted interest rates (a.k.a. "real rates") are negative, and that means companies are effectively being paid to borrow....

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So Few Protective Puts, So Many Aggressive Calls

There have been a number of stock bubbles in history. Yet few rival the infamy associated with 1929's epic crash or 2000's tech wreck. Perhaps ironically, today's post-pandemic bubble may be more egregious. For example, an average of four measures peg current...

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How a Market Pullback Can Become a Panic

Healthy corporations have manageable debt levels, rising revenue and increasing profits. Less healthy companies? Sales stagnate, earnings diminish and debt loads explode higher. Even before the pandemic, there were signs of corporate stress. Debts relative to gross...

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A Penny for Your Thoughts

There has never been a larger wave of equity inflows. In other words, everybody wants in the stock pool. And not just the largest companies with the strongest balance sheets. Volume for the least viable, most aggressive stock assets -- penny stocks -- has rocketed to...

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Unnerving Excess in 3 Charts

Extremely easy access to cheap money. That's what inflated the dotcom blimp in the late 1990s. That's what pumped up the housing balloon in the 2000s. And that's what is responsible for the "Everything Bubble" today. How frothy? Here are three charts that delineate...

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The Unrestrained Reflation of Today’s Stock Bubble

The stock market appears unstoppable. It is setting all-time records on a daily basis. On the other hand, the number of keyword searches for the term 'stock market bubble' has never been higher. The number of term searches is two times greater than in any other month...

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Searching for a Stock Bubble Pin

When money creating powers flood the financial system with cash and cash equivalents, market participants have a choice to make. They can hold the cash, securing a loss in purchasing power if they hold too long. Or they can acquire assets like high-yielding bonds,...

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When Will the Game Stop?

The more that global central banks create money (a.k.a. "liquidity"), the more that it overwhelms the supply of stock shares. Too much money is chasing a limited amount of shares. Indeed, the dynamics currently favor skyrocketing stock movement. At least as long as...

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Vast Majority Of Insiders Are Selling

Are corporate executives (a.k.a. "insiders") worried that the stock bubble is about to explode? Perhaps. There are more sellers than buyers today than at any previous point in the history of insider transaction data. Executives might be concerned about having too much...

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Money For Nothing?

More often that not, commentators describe the U.S. in terms of opposing forces. Democrats. Republicans. The reality? Central planners on both sides of the aisle readily support the reckless printing of money. Granted, people in power may have good intentions with...

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Hedge Stock Exposure with Commodities

Household exposure to stock has rarely been higher. At the same time, investors are leveraging that exposure with call options. How much leverage? It is greater than at any prior point in history. On top of the highest household allocation to stock, on top of...

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The Ever-Changing Narrative

Despite hyper-valuation reminiscent of the 2000 stock bubble, prices continue to set record after puffed-up record. And they show little sign of slowing down or reverting to a longer-term average. What would happen if stock prices did regress to a mean? The S&P...

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Easy Money Consequences

U.S. financial conditions are the easiest that they've ever been. At least according to an index created by Goldman Sachs. In essence, the index assesses things like credit spreads, borrowing costs, exchange rates and interest rates. The verdict? Financial conditions...

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Three Christmas Eve Charts

The late 1990s represented a period in history when investors began paying ridiculous premiums to own growth stocks. After the stock bubble burst in 2000, growth stocks in the Nasdaq 100 collectively crashed 80%. In 2020? The investment community is at it again. This...

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Bubble Dynamics

You do not have to be a geneticist to understand why the stock market has flourished. The economy may have suffered millions upon millions of permanent job losses. However, when there are 50 additional cents in M1 money sloshing around the financial system since March...

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Dow 30,000 and the Permanently High Plateau

One of the most famous social and economic influencers in the 1920s? Irving Fisher. Unfortunately for the celebrated economist, Fisher is best known for his biggest mistake. What many might say was the worst stock tip in history. In particular, Fisher excitedly...

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The New Abnormal

This is a world where more and more people will need to rent rooms in their homes to make ends meet. Indeed, corporations like AirBnB stand to benefit. However, a number of 2020 IPOs have catapulted more than 100% on the first day of trading. This has occurred despite...

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The Option to Gamble on Higher Stock Prices

How ludicrous are current stock prices? Consider the following charts: (1) Traditional Indicators. Four prominent measures -- PE10, Crestmont PE, Q Ratio, Regression -- have collectively catapulted more than 3 standard deviations above a mean. The average of the four...

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A Monstrous Money Supply

The disconnect between Wall Street and Main Street continues to widen. Bubble-priced stocks have been rocketing anew, yet fewer individuals are participating in the labor force. How bad is it? You'd have to return to the turbulent 1970s to uncover a participation rate...

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The Sellers Inside

Corporate insiders are selling shares in monstrous amounts. The unusual level of activity suggests that executives are wary of overvalued stock pricing. In contrast, retail investors and fund managers alike are exceptionally bullish on stocks. For instance, fund...

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‘The Most Speculative Market I’ve Ever Seen’

Jim Cramer, the boisterous TV host of CNBC's circus-like investment show, "Mad Money," rarely bad-mouths the stock market. You can count the number of times he has expressed concern about irrational investor exuberance on one hand. Today, however, Mr. Cramer described...

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Mind the Exuberance Gap

The investment community is not only willing to look beyond virus vaccination to economic nirvana, it is also willing to ignore extraordinary stock overvaluation. Consider the price-to-revenue metric. At 2.7x corporate sales, stocks have never been frothier. Another...

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Do Profits Matter During Stock Bubbles?

What does it mean when a company has beaten earnings expectations? In theory, it implies that a public corporation is performing extremely well, justifying a higher price for its stock shares. The reality? Market analysts intentionally set the expectations bar near...

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Inflation, All You Ever Wanted

What if your family owed more than it owned? You could get by for a while. You could "rob Peter to pay Paul." Eventually, though, persistent negative net worth would likely result in a declaration of bankruptcy. The same holds true for corporations. The Federal...

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Could a Game-Changing Vaccine Pop the Stock Bubble?

Federal Reserve intervention is the reason that stocks defied a protracted bear market in 2020. The central bank of the United States immediately intervened in March, slashing overnight borrowing rates to 0%. The Fed also printed trillions of dollars to buy bonds,...

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What the Election Failed to Fix

Election outcomes tend to provide clarity. Even contested ones. For example, would one party in the U.S. control the executive branch as well as the legislative branch? At the moment, it would appear that this will not come to pass. One party is going to control the...

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Election Euphoria

One might have anticipated that risk assets would trade sideways on the day of the election. After all, unusual levels of uncertainty tend to keep investors in a wait-n-see mode. However, stocks immediately rocketed more that 2% out of the morning gate. And that...

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Stocks are Desperate for ‘More Cowbell’

What might the 2020 stock bubble be telling us? When mega-cap tech stars handily surpass earnings expectations, but still plummet? Perhaps there is some recognition of effervescent valuations. Warren Buffett's indicator, market-cap-to-GDP, shows the disconnect between...

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Did the Tech Stock Bubble Burst on 9/2/20?

In March of 2000, nobody rang the bell at the top of the infamous dot-com disaster. And very few people believed that the 21st century's original tech bubble had actually burst. Dip-buyers were plentiful in 2000. In fact, six months later in September of that year,...

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Six Stocks Rule the World

The AEI’s Weekly Index tracks how many people go to places of commerce (e.g., restaurants, hotels, stores, movie theaters, airports, offices, etc.). In layperson's terms, we're talking about foot traffic. The start of 2020 serves as the “Old Normal." That is the 100%...

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How Valuable Will Gold Become?

Talking heads are always imploring you to be a "long-term investor." Okay, let's play the long game. S&P 500 valuations have never been more obscene, even eclipsing the stock bubble highs from February of 2020. What's more, those valuations are uglier than those...

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Fools in the Reign of Free Money

How do you know that we're living in a monstrous stock bubble? Bullishness on ever-higher asset prices exists for every imaginable circumstance. For example, no matter who wins the election, stocks will surge. If it's Biden, gobs of fiscal stimulus will be sent to the...

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The 75% Economy

Small businesses employ roughly half of U.S. workers. What's more, small companies create nearly half of the new jobs that come into existence. Sadly, the small business community has lost 23% in revenue since the year began. In a similar vein, the number of small...

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Commodities Are Cheap

Small businesses are barely hanging on. Nearly 50% of them are on their way to visiting the small town of Schitt’s Creek. For example, a Lending Tree survey shows 43% of small companies have seen revenue drop by half or more. Half! Meanwhile, 6% have exited the stage...

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High Yield Minefield

The mainstream financial media narrative? Trump or Biden would be great for the stock market. Biden would be great for stocks because direct government stimulus should power consumers until the economy heals on its own. On the flip side, Trump would be great for...

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Here Comes the Sun

The current price-to-sales (P/S) ratio for the S&P 500 is 2.4. That is higher than it was at the peak of the 2000 stock bubble. I decided to screen large-cap U.S. companies for outrageous P/S valuations -- those that jumped the 15x revenue barrier. According to...

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Silver Bells

Household equity exposure has rarely been as high as it is today. Is that a good thing or a bad thing? Historically, the higher household stock exposure is, the lower the 10-year forward returns tend to be. In fact, the 25% demarcation heading into the 2000 stock...

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The Stock Bubble’s Precious Opportunity?

For the last four months, the Federal Reserve has maintained its balance sheet rather than electronically print additional money. It would seem, then, that $3 trillion of monetary "stimulus" earlier in the year was enough to stop COVID's Q1 bear crash in its tracks....

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Debt-stricken Small Stocks

Is taking on more and more debt at lower and lower interest rates a good thing? Well, it does not seem to be helping the bulk of public companies on the U.S. stock exchanges. Consider the premier benchmark for small stocks, the Russell 2000. Their very existence may...

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No Country For Old Bank Stocks

Bank stocks around the globe dramatically underperformed respective stock markets in 2007. And by 2008, a global financial collapse punished every economic sector. Here in 2020, bank stock troubles are resurfacing. Year-over-year differences between 'Big Finance' and...

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Zombie Nation

Zombie companies are those that cannot generate enough profits to cover their debt payments. And according to the researchers at Deutsche Bank, the 'walking dead' comprise nearly one out of five publicly listed corporations in the United States. The Leuthold Group...

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Tech Tail Risk

An investor can look at return on equity (ROE) to determine how well a company is using its assets to generate profits. Additionally, one can calculate ROE by dividing net income by shareholder equity. Is there a good ROE percentage? Acceptable ROE percentages tend to...

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Three-Sigma Valuation Warning

When it comes to understanding the wackiness of the 2020 stock bubble, it may be instructive to look at valuation indicators that correlate highly with future investment returns. For instance, one might combine the data from the Q Ratio, Crestmont P/E, PE10 and...

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‘Risk-On’ Reversal

Even in 2000, investors did not fall in love with far out-of-the-money calls on tech shares to juice gains. In 2020? The indefatigable upsurge in call options relative to put protection has been unrivaled. Naturally, this is the sort of nonsensical bullishness that...

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Ketchup or Blood on the Street?

Extended periods of overbought conditions in relative strength (RSI) typically lead to market pullbacks. Equally telling? The RSI for the S&P 500 has hit 81 -- a relatively rare feat in and of itself. In a similar vein, at 3567, the S&P 500 is trading 15%...

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Panic Buying

Daily gains of 5%-10% on mega-caps as if they are penny stocks? The price action for August of 2020 has been positively bonkers. For instance, Tesla (TSLA) witnessed 60% month-over-month gains. 60% in August alone! Even the 17th century's 'Tulip Mania' may have made...

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20 Years in the Making

In late August of 2000, the median stock in the S&P 500 hit its highest Forward P/E level ever. A 12-month Forward P/E of 26. For the better part of the last two decades, investment gurus routinely rebuked the foolishness of paying 26 times estimates of corporate...

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Should’ve Seen It Coming

Late in 2005, my wife and I cashed in our two properties and decided to rent. We were a year early when we walked away from the real estate bubble that eventually destroyed tens of millions of families nationwide. Fifteen years ago, the math on ownership failed to add...

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The Nasdaq Bubble Speaks ‘Volumes’

In what type of stock universe is there exponential intrigue in the "New Economy" Nasdaq with very little interest in the "Old Economy" of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)? Welcome to the 2020 Pleasure Dome. Perhaps ironically, corporate executive insiders have...

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Exponential Price Insanity

One of the features of a stock bubble? Staggering price gains over relatively short periods of time. Apple (AAPL), for example, is a phenomenal company. Its smartphone, music and television platforms are addictive to hundreds of millions of people. Should it really be...

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Five Stock Steps Beyond?

During stock bubbles, market participants abandon bargains to chase the hottest trends. And this bubble is no different. For example, during periods of relative equanimity, there may not be much of a difference between the pursuit of high-flying momentum and the...

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George Soros Abandons the Stock Bubble

Despite a worldwide pandemic, astronomical stock valuations, the deepest recession since the Great Depression and a contentious U.S. election in November, the S&P 500 has rallied back to within 0.25% of a record high. As I type, in fact, the S&P 500 could...

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The Invincibility of Apple

Apple is a phenomenal company. From smart phones to tablets, from music to television, the world loves what this corporation offers. And it loves the stock. In fact, Apple (AAPL) may soon hit a market capitalization of $2 trillion. On the flip phone side, are market...

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How Skewed is the Stock Market?

Large-scale bankruptcies have been slamming the U.S. economy. Worse yet, the expectation is that many companies, particularly in energy, retail, and tourism, will not be able to outrun the slow-growing economy going forward. How can one tell that the economy is still...

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For Whom The Bubble Bursts

One can decide to chase a stock bubble for the potential windfall. Yet only investors with sell disciplines have any chance of coming out unscathed. Consider the relationship between growth stocks and value stocks. Over time, one tends to receive more affection than...

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Lighten Up on the Nasdaq 100 (QQQ)

On Wednesday (7/29/2020), the Federal Reserve left its overnight lending rate at the zero-bound range of 0.00%-0.25%. The Fed also reasserted its commitment to a wide array of lending and asset purchasing programs via digital money printing. No surprises there. There...

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Big Tech No Longer Requires Downside Protection

When you combine the technology sector with the likes of Facebook, Google and Amazon, you're defining the mega-cap space. Some refer to it as "Big Tech." The parabolic move higher for Big Cap Tech in 2020 is extraordinarily similar to what investors experienced in...

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Are Permanent Business Closures Good For Stocks?

You will not hear the media talk about unemployment at 20%. Nevertheless, nearly 20% of the labor force (160 million) currently receives jobless benefits. Some would like you to see an improving jobs picture. Yet key data points throughout May, June and July beg to...

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For What It’s Worth (Or Not Worth)

The comparisons between the 2020 stock bubble and the 2000 stock bubble are striking. For example, you have to go back 20 years to the dot-com disaster to find a time when the Nasdaq 100 (QQQ) traded this far above its 100-day moving average. Executive insiders at...

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Mark Cuban and the ‘Cubes’

Mark Cuban is a billionaire. He's also an enigmatic investor on the business reality television series, "Shark Tank." In a candid interview (7/20/20) regarding the comparisons between the 2000 dot-com bubble and the 2020 Nasdaq, Mr. Cuban said, "In some respects, it’s...

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Mega-Cap Stock Madness

There are times when one ought to look beneath the covers. For example, if you merely scroll the headlines (7/16/20), you’d read that initial jobless claims fell to a post-pandemic low of 1.3 million. Never mind the persistently high claims above one million. Things...

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The Other 490 Stocks in the S&P 500

One of the most startling features of the current stock bubble? An unquenchable thirst for exposure to mega-cap growth has masked extraordinary weakness in the rest of the market. In particular, the S&P 490 (S&P 500 ex mega cap growth) is down roughly 15% on...

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Debunking Phony Government Statistics

A whopping 23% of the US civilian workforce collects unemployment payments. These folks are not working, nor are they retired. Yet, somehow, the official government stat for the U.S. unemployment rate is a tick higher than 11%. What gives? Due to the pandemic, the...

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Could History Repeat or Rhyme?

Trillions upon trillions of dollars in central bank liquidity have ignited one of the biggest stock bubbles in U.S. history. But how exactly does the money get into stocks? The Federal Reserve dumped a mind-numbing quantity of digital dollars into Treasury bonds and...

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Are You Being Bamboozled?

Some experts pretend that the 2020 stock bubble has its roots in what companies are earning right now or what they will earn going forward. Is that even possible when half of those corporations have no ability to forecast their business profitability going forward? In...

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Greed’s Epic Comeback

Consumer confidence has bounced back from the lows seen during the depths of coronavirus despair. Conversely, business confidence continues to descend. Do businesses know something that consumers have yet to figure out? Possibly. For example, the jobs picture may be...

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The Nasdaq is a Crazy Train

Some analysts have resorted to rationalizing the stock bubble with never-before-seen valuation measures. To wit, if one ignores the past 12 months (Trailing P/E), and disregards projections for the next 12 months (Forward P/E), the 24-month forward “guestimate” for...

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The Long and Winding Stock Recovery

Occasionally, there are volatile sell-offs on renewed coronvirus fears and/or tensions with China. That happened here on Friday, June 26. Yet the Nasdaq still logged an all-time high time this week. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 is only 9%-11% off its February record....

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The Nasdaq Crazy Train

Here in 2020, market participants are willingly paying an enormous premium for profits. In particular, corporate profitability is roughly the same as it was nine years ago. In Q2 of 2011, however, the S&P 500 traded around 1300, not 3000+. The speculative risk...

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No Stock Price is Too High

Some analysts have resorted to rationalizing the stock bubble with never-before-seen valuation measures. To wit, if one ignores the past 12 months (Trailing P/E), and disregards projections for the next 12 months (Forward P/E), the 24-month forward "guestimate" for...

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Ree-coh-la… Nee-coh-la (NKLA)!

Today, Bloomberg News suggested that the CEO of wannabe electric truck maker, Nikola (NKLA), lied at a 2016 event about having a big-rig prototype that was "fully functional." The stock bubble barely blinked. In fact, NKLA actually rose 1.8%. The company has yet to...

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No Reckoning for Wall Street’s Worst

Wall Street is unabashedly loony at the moment. Stocks remind me of Clark Griswold's famous line in National Lampoon's Vacation, “This is crazy, this is crazy, this is crazy.” In every previous recession, corporations reduced their leverage to shore up their balance...

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“This is Crazy, This Is Crazy, This is Crazy”

In every recession, corporations reduce their leverage to shore up their balance sheets. Until now. US corporate debt is heading for 50% of GDP. That's not merely a new record... it's other-worldly. In 2000 as well as 2008, bubbly asset price excesses reversed course...

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No Jobs, No Profit Margins, No Problem

Roughly half of all U.S. employees work for small businesses. What's more, small businesses account for roughly half of net job creation. So the fact that small businesses anticipate starting 2021 with three-quarters of the head count that existed at the start of 2020...

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Way Beyond Overvalued And Extremely Overbought

Not only is the 2020 stock bubble trading at the most overvalued levels in U.S. history, but stocks are also extremely overbought on relative strength (RSI) indications. Investors would be hard-pressed to ignore the number of S&P 500 constituents that are trading...

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