Note To Wall Street: Never Mind Your Nuclear Stock Tips For “Highly Dovish Forward Guidance.” On Account of Everyone Being, You Know, Dead.

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We can’t even. As tensions with North Korea escalate, the bloodless souls at the Wall Street Journal wrote a piece analyzing how the stock market would fare in an all-out nuclear war. Buy yen and bunds, they say, and don’t mind “the yield curve would likely flatten,” along with the world. People have been duly horrified, conceding a likely bullish market on canned goods, iodine tablets and cockroaches but noting, in the end, “The dead don’t care about markets.”

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