02 January 2024 – 09:14 Central Euro Time

Early on the New Year we’ve weakness in the Bond and EuroCurrencies, and strength in Gold, Silver, Oil and the Spoo. The Gold Update targets a “conservative” high in 2024 for 2375 as detailed in the write-up. The S&P 500’s “textbook overbought” condition ranks in the 97th percentile of all such conditions across the past 44 years, the “live” P/E settling 2023 at 46.3x, an 82% increase from its inception a dozen years ago, purely reflective of earnings not keeping pace with price. In real-time, the Spoo is 193 points above its smooth valuation line (see Market Values). The Econ Baro kicks off the year with 10 incoming metrics this week, including due today November’s Construction Spending.,