The WSJ reports that companies have announced $600 billion of share repurchase authorizations year-to-date. What percentage of that total authorization will be executed? The proof is in the pudding as they say and a share repurchase press release means zero until the company in question starts to execute on the authorization. Announcing share repurchase authorizations … Continue reading How Much of That Share Repurchase Authorization Will Be Executed?
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Regardless of where CPI lands tomorrow, my view is that the Fed will hold rates higher for longer than the market believes. Higher interest rates combined with a shrinking money supply (QT), translates to: tighter monetary conditions, a higher cost of capital, less revenue visibility for companies, more employee layoffs and a deeper recession. The … Continue reading Tomorrow’s CPI = Noise