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Exploding debt levels mean stocks can't go 'To the Moon' forever

• By Sarah Ponczek and Michael P. Regan

Peter Cecchini, founder and CEO of AlphaOmega Advisors, joins the latest "What Goes Up" podcast to discuss the crazy year that was 2020 in markets, and to give his outlook for what's to come. Topics include efficacy of the Federal Reserve, a boom in retail investor trading and zombie companies.

Some highlights of the conversation:

"Some of the earnings estimates that I'm seeing, as you said, the consensus is just below $170, are going to require multiples that just don't make a lot of sense to me within the context of the fact that rates can't go any lower. So if we're looking for multiple expansion to continue to drive the rally, I don't think we're going to get that because the Fed's efficacy is limited, right? It has firepower, no one's saying the Fed doesn't have ammunition.