A recent Barron’s article discusses the current market downturn within the context of historical data going back to the 13th century—which shows there is “ample precedent for the current crisis.” “Many of the biggest economic contractions came during pandemics, with the Black Death of 1349 resulting in a 23.5% decline in England’s economy, the second worst on record,” the article reports, after the 25.4% in 1629 when King Charles I dissolved Parliament. In U.S. history,… Read More
David Rosenberg, chief economist and strategist at Gluskin Sheff & Associates Inc., said that January’s high in the S&P 500 “will prove to be the peak of the bull market and the U.S. recession may start in the next 12 months.” This according to a recent article in Financial Advisor. Rosenberg, who the article reports was one of the first economists to warn of the Great Recession, spoke last month at the Inside ETFs Canada… Read More
Contrarian economist David Rosenberg, chief economist and strategist at Toronto-based Gluskin Sheff & Associates, offers market insights in a recent interview with Barron’s. Here are some highlights: View on U.S. economy: “We’re going to average close to 2% real GDP growth this year, well below consensus.” Rosenberg doesn’t think the economy will “break out to the upside,” saying that there will be offsets to proposed tax relief, deregulation and capital repatriation including potential trade tariffs… Read More
Top economist David Rosenberg — long a bear — is continuing along the bullish path he started on last year.
Don’t believe the hype about falling oil prices being a bad sign. That’s what top economist David Rosenberg says.
David Rosenberg, the long-time bear who turned bullish fairly recently, says he’s getting frustrated with the US economy.
Worried about the interest rate hikes that may be coming sooner than many had expected? Top economist David Rosenberg says to relax.
Once a major worry amid the Federal Reserve’s massive quantitative easing program, inflation seems to have taken a back seat in investors’ minds. But top economist David Rosenberg says not to forget about it.
Gluskin Sheff’s David Rosenberg thinks stocks will be stuck in a trading range for the next several months, and sees inflation on the horizon. Rosenberg tells Yahoo! Finance’s Breakout that if the Federal Reserve does begin to taper its asset-purchasing plans in September as he expects, the chance for multiple expansion will be very small, which, combined with near-zero earnings growth, means little in the way of market gains. He also thinks bonds are oversold… Read More
Gluskin Sheff Chief Economist & Strategist David Rosenberg says that a “firmer floor” has developed under the U.S. economy, and he doesn’t see recession coming anytime soon. “I don’t see the prospect of a recession,” Rosenberg tells Yahoo!Finance’s Daily Ticker, saying that the major risks of a fiscal shock or monetary shock have passed for the U.S. “My new theme is escape velocity, no, but terra firma, yes. There’s a firmer floor under the U.S.… Read More