What You MIght Have Missed…

Among the many interesting tidbits presented at yesterday's The Big Picture conference (I was there) was a chart by Jim Bianco of Bianco Research, L.L.C., which I posted at Panzner Insights, my new members-only website focused on markets, economics, and geopolitics.

As you can see, central bank balance sheets remain extraordinarily large and are much nearer in scale to what they were in the immediate aftermath of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy than they were during the early stages of the global financial crisis (or before).

Centralbankspercentofworldmarketcap
As I noted,

the big question, or course, is when the time comes for the Fed and others of their ilk to sell, who is going to be on the other side?

Regardless, that is just one of the many topics -- most of which can't be seen anywhere else -- that I discussed at Panzner Insights in recent weeks. Here is a brief sampling of others:

Feel free to have a look around.

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