How soon we forget. George Santayana long ago wrote these immortal words: “Those who cannot learn from the past are doomed to repeat it”. However, a more recent thinker took his observation one step further by wryly observing (with a little paraphrasing by yours truly): “And the rest of us are doomed to suffer along with them”.
In this exclusive Quarterly Webinar, David Hay discusses what’s happening in the housing market, credit spreads and US treasuries, small cap stocks, the credit bubble, US corporate profits, global trade war, US stock market, and echoes of October 1987.
In this week’s Guest EVA, we’ve got two of the financial world’s heaviest heavyweights weighing in on one of the weightiest investment questions: Is the Stock Market Overvalued?
At the beginning of 2018, we initiated a new EVA series titled “Bubble 3.0” with excerpts from my upcoming book (tentatively titled “Bubble 3.0: How Central Banks Created the Next Financial Crisis”).
Are US stocks more overvalued than at any other time except 1929 or 1999? Or are they even more expensive? Or are they reasonably priced, as so many media commentators and Wall Street strategists contend? The answer sort of reminds me of the old story of various people applying to be hired as an accountant at a certain firm.