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Inflation or Recession

edited May 9 in Other Investing
A nuanced look at our current situation....here are three bullet points and a definition...
The Fed is trying to tame inflation without causing a recession.

Historically, tightening monetary policy into a period of economic deceleration doesn't go over well.

Supply-side constraints, especially in the commodity sector, are set to persist.

Stagflation (a sluggish economy combined with high inflation) is typically the result of malinvestment or war or both.
Inflation Or Recession

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  • ouch. Yes, we are in "interesting times," as @Catch22 likes to say. I keep reminding myself that I am, deep down, investing for the heirs, not so much for myself. That fact extends my time-horizon and reduces the itch quite a bit.
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