Posts with tag recession

The Bear Bounce

Bob Rinear, February 6 2019

Is simply stopping rate hikes and stopping liquidity draining, going to be enough to avert the recession? OR… is it already baked in the cake, and hike or no hike, we’re getting a recession this year?

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ECONOMIC RECOVERY STYMIED BY THE VIRUS - Meanwhile, Global Inequality Threatens to Explode

Guest Writer, January 27 2021

Policymakers’ goal of rolling out vaccines fast and evenly is clear — to erase volatility in the bond market and make debt the cheapest it’s ever been to discourage saving and encourage investment. 

Their hope rests on the premise that cheap cash motivates companies to invest and hire as rising asset prices make people more confident and ready to spend. 

The inevitable side effect, obviously, is even more risky asset volatility as investors chase returns around the world. 

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