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Red flags are everywhere, making us anxious about this market


Red flags are everywhere, making us anxious about this market

According to the Bank of International Settlements, there are now more margin loans supporting buying in the US stock market than during the tech boom of 1999/2000. And those loans are chasing an ever-narrowing band of tech stocks on the back of a ‘fear of missing out’. This is just one of the many red flags making us nervous right now.


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Roger is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Montgomery Investment Management. Roger brings more than two decades of investment and financial market experience, knowledge and relationships to bear in his role as Chief Investment Officer. Prior to establishing Montgomery, Roger held positions at Ord Minnett Jardine Fleming, BT (Australia) Limited and Merrill Lynch.

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  1. And red faces will follow red flags when it all blows up and the misery of reality hits society as in Venezuela. Is it not really about time some of these socialist Keynesians stood up and put their hand up and said sorry for destroying our financial system and admitting they actually had no clue what they were doing when they thought they could print their way to prosperity, all they have done is made the rich richer and the other %90 poorer. But they Can’t stop because the tiger they have by the tail will eat them at some point and hopefully soon.

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