A recession is a significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, lasting a minimum of a few months, and usually visible in real GDP, real income, employment, industrial production, and wholesale-retail sales. Recessions have significant impacts on the economy, as they result in decreased consumer spending and increased unemployment. Businesses also suffer during […]
Recessions are a powerful force, one that carries with them intense consequences. Past recessions have had lasting effects on the markets and economies, often leading to reduced or reversed gross domestic product growth (GDP) growth, decreased stock prices, and lower real estate prices. Investing during a recession can be intimidating, but it’s possible to use
Charlie Munger sees our current market environment to be much like the 1970s when inflation was running high and the Federal Reserve had to get inflation down at all costs, even if it led to a recession. “Well, when Volker, after the seventies, took the prime rate to 20% and the government was paying 15%
Paul Tudor Jones became famous after appearing in the PBS documentary The Trader in 1987 where he anticipated a stock market crash. He used stock index futures to triple his capital under management during the Black Monday crash in 1987 with large short positions while most other traders were ruined or suffered huge losses. His
At the time Michael Burry first warned about inflation it was still under the Federal Reserve’s target rate of 2%. When Burry turned bearish in early 2021 he was in the minority, as most people in the financial world were bullish and central banks and politicians believed inflation was transitory. Since then, inflation has now
Recessions don’t become real to most people until they start worrying about losing their own job. What happens in a recession? Since World War 2, there has been two common factors that have happened during every recession: The GDP that shows economic output goes down. Unemployment goes up. Is the US in a recession 2022?
This is a Video Guest Post by AK of Fallible. In this video we discuss whether or not a economic recession is coming in 2019. Recessions aren’t good for the stock market, so it’s important to keep track of them. Check out the Macro Ops Collective here: https://macro-ops.com/collective/ All Our Market Review Videos here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnU9hcJjiPc&list=PLZWbVSavQFXQ7Am3GWUWrryIUBkKwaMxK&index=1 ***All