We are at risk of melting, not a melting here. & # 39;
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Chief Exeuctive Larry Fink says that with stocks knocking on the door of records, an increase on the upside looks more likely than a market collapse. This is because so many investors still have a lot of money to put to work, said the leader of the world's largest real estate manager CNBC in a Tuesday interview.
"Despite where the markets are in stocks, we haven't seen money put to work," says Fink. "We have record amounts in cash."
A meltup is often defined as a sharp and unexpected increase in the price of An asset class, driven largely by a stomp of investors who are more concerned with missing out on a big upward than by improving the market base, Melt-ups are often followed by sharp market fluctuations.
After a steep fourth quarter selloff as the press S&P 500
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and Dow Jones Industrial Average
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for corrections, but stopped as little as a bear market – defined as a 20% decline from a recent peak – stocks have roared back. For years, S & P 500 is up 15.9% and is below 1% during its all-time closure high of 2,930.75 set September 20.
Data from Lipper last week showed that US stocks fell $ 4.3 billion in inflow through the week ending April 10, but it followed an exit of $ 19.7 billion from the end of last year to April 3.
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The relationship with the stock market so far this year has partly been attributed to a delayed shift of the Federal Reserve, which suddenly stopped its policy-tightening efforts in January to adopt a waiting period after delivering four interest rate increases in 2018. Fed makers have signaled that they expect no interest rates to rise this year. Meanwhile, the European Central Bank, which completed its bond acquisition program at the end of last year, introduced a new round of bank stimulus in March with a view to renewed economic weakness.
Fink said that the banks' folly creates a lack of "good assets", which can act as a trigger for a global softening of share prices.
On Tuesday, BlackRock reported a decline in earnings in the quarter due to a price war that continues to crawl over the active management industry. Total assets under management recovered to more than $ 6 trillion after beating the end of 2018.