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Leave a comment No, the Fed alone will not kill the US economy Leave a comment

No, the Fed alone will not kill the US economy

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There is a lot of market discussion about an upcoming recession caused by the Federal Reserve tightening monetary policy as they attempt to combat the scourge of a dual supply chain and commodity-driven inflation spike.

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Two Simple Causes of Stock Market Crash

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By now, everyone has seen a daily deterioration of the global stock markets. The US has been driving the movement with declines between 1-4%+ and only a smattering of mini rallies of 1-3%+. The S&P

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Global Food Shortage: prepare for impact

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Food insecurity is a grave concern. We must act now with a multilateral initiative to bolster food security. The alternative is dire: more hunger, more poverty, and more social unrest—especially for countries that have struggled

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Labor Shortage: why and what business can do

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Friday’s jobs data showed strong demand for workers as 678k new jobs were created and the unemployment rate fell to 3.8%, just above the pre-pandemic low of 3.5%. While this is certainly good news, the

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Inflation: higher for longer

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Ahead of the FOMC minutes, the markets have shrugged off the inflation news this week as the reduction in the Russia/Ukraine tensions have calmed fears. The shift from tech-above-all-else to revenge-of-the-non-nerds (reopening) has lifted parts

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The Fed’s Inflation Trolley Problem

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One of the more interesting philosophical and ethics experiments is the trolley problem. It’s a fictional scenario with varying mechanics, but let’s use this one. You are a driver of a trolley. The trolley brakes

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3 Central Bank Meetings Last Week: all accept current inflation

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Major Central Bank Meetings Last Week Despite the sound global economic recovery and improving outlook, rising inflation levels continue to be a major source of concern and focus for global central banks. According to the International

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Inflation Politics

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The inflation story keeps getting legs as more and more companies are citing inflation concerns in their investor calls and interviews. As a matter of fact, The word “inflation” is being mentioned in post-earnings conference