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Should You Worry About a Recession?

So why should you care whether the US economy is in a recession? By many estimates, growth in the second quarter is likely to come in at an even more disappointing rate. With unemployment spiking and various leading indicators still in decline, there’s little doubt that a recession has arrived. An important question today is how deep this recession will be and how long it will last.     Now, beyond being an intriguing subject for economists and pundits in the…

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Okay, I’m not 100% on board with this author’s conclusion that the CCP end game is imminent. However, the article does provide an interesting angle on key difference between fiscal impacts of CNY (political) vs USD (economic). https://zeihan.com/a-failure-of-leadership-part-iii-the-beginning-of-the-end-of-china/

Hot off the mixing tables: in this week’s podcast we discuss why we believe a low and slow economic rebound is not being priced in to the market. We also talk risks and opportunities for creating and growing wealth as the economic downturn takes hold.

https://www.buzzsprout.com/986968/3778592

The latest financial stability report from the Federal Reserve cites corporate debt as a key risk to financial markets. More worrisome is growing concern among some policymakers that monetary policy alone many not be able to head of the systemic risks.

https://www.federalreserve.gov/publications/files/financial-stability-report-20200515.pdf?mod=article_inline

Waning confidence in fiscal policy and no end in sight to #COVID19 concerns suggest economic conditions will weaken further. In this weeks video we explore some risks and opportunities for creating and growing wealth as the economic downturn takes hold.

https://youtu.be/Z3ei33FrOlc

Latest Fed survey: “Three in 10 adults in 2019 said they could not cover three months of expenses using their savings or borrowing in the case of a job loss, indicating that they were not prepared for the current financial challenges.”

https://www.federalreserve.gov/consumerscommunities/shed.htm

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