No Context

Is a picture worth a thousand words ?

Having discussed over the last few newsletters some subjects linked to the current crisis I would like to experiment on a new format this week. Shamelessly copying the idea of the intriguing Businessweek no context Twitter feed, I will curate in no particular order some intriguing pictures, tweets and charts, hopefully to trigger some thinking, debate or at a minimum provide some short diversion.

Dow to GDP Ratio

Inflation Adjusted WTI Crude Oil

“As the Chinese say, 1001 words is worth more than a picture.”

- John McCarthy

Happy to answer your questions and hear suggestions for subjects to explore. I sometimes post markets commentary on Twitter and some markets ideas on TradingView. Feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn.

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