As it is sometimes impossible to follow markets and/or FinTwit (Finance Twitter) on a daily basis. I decided lately to post a weekly recap of the most interesting, exciting and most debatable charts of my Twitter feed. These charts also summarize the recent developments on the financial markets.

Here is the link to the previous series:

https://sebmarketwrap.blogspot.com/2020/03/the-most-exciting-charts-of-last-week-7.html

I also recommend you to read the discussions below those charts (just click the link above the chart) which are very educational and entertaining, thank you very much for your contribution!

1. Bear markets (20% drop from the peak) in the US since the 1930s'

https://twitter.com/Amdalleq/status/1239029279360344065


2. Lack of liquidity in the banking system causing stress in the sector

https://twitter.com/Amdalleq/status/1239068847321149440


3. There are roughly 70,000 central bankers in the US, Eurozone and Japan combined

https://twitter.com/Amdalleq/status/1239377984298991617


4. One week ago Goldman Sachs forecasted -5% decline in the US Q2 GDP

https://twitter.com/Amdalleq/status/1239389924249354240


5. Dramatic Chinese economic data

https://twitter.com/Amdalleq/status/1239426852147453952


6. Announcement of $700 billion QE and 1.00% interest rate cut by the Fed accelerated stocks declines

https://twitter.com/Amdalleq/status/1239553775150350338


7. European and US stocks have wiped gains from the last 8 and 3 years respectively

https://twitter.com/Amdalleq/status/1239746495949111297


8. VIX (fear - volatility) index has risen higher than during the Great Financial Crisis in 2008

https://twitter.com/Amdalleq/status/1239748496002928640


9. Bank of America Merril Lynch investment rules during the crisis

https://twitter.com/Amdalleq/status/1239750660628725762


10. The S&P 500 continues steep declines even after massive central banks' interventions

https://twitter.com/Amdalleq/status/1240485685993156608


11. Monopoly world

https://twitter.com/Amdalleq/status/1240854143092154368


12. Major central banks' interventions during the course of March

https://twitter.com/Amdalleq/status/1240871024935047169


13. Federal Reserve's total value of assets on its balance sheet has reached a new high

https://twitter.com/Amdalleq/status/1241009527400460292


14. Expect a huge spike in unemployed people in the United States next week

https://twitter.com/Amdalleq/status/1241187548904345602


15. Goldman Sachs now expects -14% decline in the US Q2 GDP

https://twitter.com/Amdalleq/status/1241224941816524801


These charts show that we are living in unprecedented times. Thanks for following.

Seb