Positioning Watch – The Goldilocks scenario is intensifying
Happy Saturday everyone, and welcome back to our weekly positioning watch, where we dissect how traders and investors are positioning themselves in the current market.
As with every other rally, retail investors end up blindly following the big players, and long risk might very well be the play to make as flows from ETFs and retail investors continue to lift markets. And with that in mind, we have spiced up today’s version, moving away from the CFTC report and instead trying to have a look at what various surveys are telling us about the current market.
It has been somewhat of a quiet week with not too much market action, but markets have been riding strong on the dovish CPI report last week, and we frankly don’t see a scenario where the Goldilocks scenario of higher growth and waning inflation doesn’t lift markets to new highs. But remember: the higher you climb, the deeper you fall.
With the above in mind, let’s have a look across asset classes.