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Economists and analysts reacting to the deal have been pretty skeptical. I have aggregated representative responses below. I will give you my thoughts afterwards.
This equity market rally is driven by several factors – Fed easing, fears of a recession and what can be characterized as a trade truce, says David Lebovitz.
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Last year, buybacks were all the rage; this year, the pace of share repurchases has slowed, but the pace of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) has accelerated.
The food fight between the President and the Fed Chair could result in too much easing, and the expansion of valuations beyond sustainable levels. The other food fight: leveraged loan issuers vs buyers. Issuers are winning this fight hands down due.
Investors are concerned about the deterioration of corporate debt quality, marked by lower credit ratings and a large share of covenant-lite issuance in the loan market.