17 March 2023 – 09:16 Central Euro Time

Save for the Bond and Spoo, the other six BEGOS Markets all are at present above their respective Neutral Zones for today; volatility is moderate within the context that Market Ranges are expanding across the board. Despite the concerns over the banking sector, money continues to pour into the S&P 500, our MoneyFlow page for the quarterly measure suggesting the S&P (now 3960) “ought be” some 500-600 points even higher than ’tis; regardless, such rampant buying has pushed the “live” P/E of the S&P to a fut’s-adj’d 46.7x given, too, the lack of earnings growth; thus to revert to the lifetime mean of 22.6x would be a price correction of worse than -50%. The Econ Baro concludes its week with March’s UofM Sentiment Survey, along with February’s IndProd/CapUtil and Leading (lagging) Indicators.