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2012/10/30: Hurricane Sandy classically perverse economic influence

October 30, 2012 Leave a comment

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As we noted in the previous post’s mention of this aspect, there is a typically somewhat perverse influence of a major storm like Hurricane Sandy. It is so counterintuitive as to not be as clear cut as most folks would like to think. Anyone except serious market students who have been there before (like Irene and especially Katrina, etc.) are not necessarily prepared to look at all the carnage presented by the media and consider it is anything negative.

The only question now is whether this storm is the norm or a new form? And by that we mean the extensive damage (even more so by a major factor than last year’s Hurricane Irene) that is being incurred not just along the entire Northeastern seaboard, but the entire Northeast region. It is one thing for New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf coast to be slammed by Katrina. Might it be another matter altogether for the highly concentrated Northeast (as well as regions as far west as Pennsylvania and even Ohio) to be shut down for an extended period?

Maybe. But it in the final analysis it shouldn’t actually be an economic drag over horizons like 90-180 days because…

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2012/10/30: Quick Post: Weekly Calendar, Summary Perspective and Sandy classical (perverse) economic influence!!

October 30, 2012 Leave a comment

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The weekly Report & Event Calendar is available through the link in the right hand column. The Summary Perspective is also available and still relevant… with its review of the typically somewhat perverse influence of a major storm like Hurricane Sandy. It is so counterintuitive as to bamboozle most folks who are not serious market students who have been there before (like Irene and especially Katrina), but…

There is a very good reason the equities have held up so well in the face of a human tragedy that includes massive economic carnage…

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