Some of the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web.
Are we heading for a recession? (A Wealth of Common Sense). Point: “Each time inflation went over 5% in short order there was a recession either right away or in short order.”
Yellen sees ‘uncomfortably high’ 2022 inflation but no recession (Bloomberg). Counter point: The Treasury Secretary anticipates “a ‘soft landing’ for the economy — taming inflation without triggering a recession.”
The Fed expects a soft landing. Don’t count on it. (Advisor Perspectives). And a counter to the counter point.
Will the optimists triumph again? (Of Dollars and Data). "Despite the wars, depressions, and sicknesses of the last 100 years, we somehow pulled through. The optimists triumphed. As we face similar challenges in the days and years ahead, the question is: will the optimists triumph yet again?”
The day the market bottomed (The Irrelevant Investor). “The way to deal with uncertain times, and that’s the only times there ever are, is having a plan.”
Three investing lessons from the Russian stock market collapse (Pragmatic Capitalism). “If the last few years have taught us anything it’s that anything can happen.”
Why can’t we stop making short-term market forecasts? (Behavioral Investment). “We need to make our investment decisions on the basis that we cannot forecast most things, not that we can.”
Why high equity valuations and low bond yields won’t (necessarily) break the 4% rule (Kitces). This debates seems to rage on and on.
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