It all boils down to consumers in an economy that is so dependent on them.
Why the heck did Daimler just now turn one of the hottest stock run-ups into cash? What does it know that we don’t?
The threat hangs over the EU. Eurocrats claim no one would be without natural gas. But a leaked report from the German government explains what fiasco it would be.
An epidemic of store closings, restructurings, bankruptcies… as the American consumer runs out of options.
Despite Russia’s still high foreign exchange reserves and still strong balance sheet.
But a no-questions-asked booming stock market is required to sustain the startup and IPO bubble with its crazy valuations and reckless cash burn rates.