Market Overview

Goldman Sachs Struggles To Shake Bull Fever In Light Of Bear Data

Related GS
Q2 13F Roundup: How Buffett, Einhorn, Loeb And Others Adjusted Their Portfolio
Musk Name-Drops Advisors, Tesla Forms Committee To Evaluate Potential Go-Private Deal

Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) came out with a new update on their Global Leading Indicator. Goldman decided to admit that the advanced GLI reading "places the global cycle in the 'slowdown' phase".  This latest statement comes on the heels of a year riddled with conflicting statements such as :

The August Advanced GLI data fell 3.0 percent YoY with momentum falling to 0.24 percent MoM from 0.25 MoM in July.  The compression in the GLI reading is being attributed to "an unusually large deterioration in the New Orders less Inventories component.  Two of the seven indicators that make up the GLI have improved in July.

(Click To Enlarge)

So if the recent volatility in the market and the pricing behavior is leaving you befuddled, you're not along, even Goldman is roaming around the woods blindfolded 

Posted-In: Analyst Color News Top Stories Economics


Related Articles (GS)

View Comments and Join the Discussion!

Benzinga's M&A Chatter for Thursday August 21, 2014

Salesforce Shares Trending Higher After Releasing Q2 earnings