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Taken at face value, the fall in job openings is concerning and warrants careful monitoring.
Economists and analysts reacting to the deal have been pretty skeptical. I have aggregated representative responses below. I will give you my thoughts afterwards.
The housing market faces demographic headwind, with population slowing dramatically for several reasons; which has resulted in diminished demand for housing.
Market downturn, bear market
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.
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.