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The threat of runaway inflation is still relevant

The threat of runaway inflation is still relevant

Illustration by Risto Avramovski Text size About the Author: Pierre Cramer is Senior Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager, Insurance Asset Management at SLC management. This comment reflects his personal opinions. The trajectory of risky assets in 2023 depends on how far the Federal Reserve is willing to go with its interest rate hikes to …

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China's protests are new.  Investment risks are not.

China’s protests are new. Investment risks are not.

Text size Police officers stand guard during a protest in Beijing, China, early Monday, November 28, 2022. Recent developments have not reduced the risks investors face from authoritarianism, writes Perth Tolle. Bloomberg About the Author: Perth Outcry is the founder of Life + Liberty Indexes and creator of the FRDM index. Last week we witnessed …

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Consumers are starting to act as if recession is imminent

Consumers are starting to act as if recession is imminent

Text size Consumer dissatisfaction is worse among households earning less than $50,000 a year, writes Dana M. Peterson. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images About the Author: Dana M. Peterson is chief economist at the Conference Board. Consumers sense that a recession is imminent and are beginning to behave accordingly. They become more and more unhappy by …

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