Dirk Mueller sees a global economic downturn at work. But at the same time he also sees a stock market manipulated upwards by the central banks. In addition, there is Donald Trump, who has a strong interest in letting stock prices rise on Wall Street. As a result, he repeatedly manipulates the stock markets by means of optimistic tweets about trade wars.
Dirk Mueller expects a further radicalisation of monetary policy, especially by the ECB under Christine Lagarde. He assumes that the year 2020 will be volatile on the stock markets, because Trump’s opponents again wanted to harm the US president by pushing the stock markets down: