stagflation

Opinion: High debts and stagflation will bring the mother of all financial crises

Opinion: High debts and stagflation will bring the mother of all financial crises

NEW YORK (Project Syndicate) – The global economy is heading for an unprecedented confluence of economic, financial and debt crises, following the explosion of deficits, borrowing and debt over the past few decades. In the private sector, the mountain of debt includes that of households (such as mortgages, credit cards, car loans, student loans, personal …

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End of year gathering?  Stock market uptrend set to come up against stagflation fears

End of year gathering? Stock market uptrend set to come up against stagflation fears

The period between now and the end of the year marks a historically bullish home stretch of the year for US equities, especially just before and after Christmas. The question for investors is whether favorable seasonal factors will be offset by economic fundamentals. The momentum for a year-end run in equities only seems to be …

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Paul Volcker

October inflation slowed more than expected, but remains near 40-year highs. Here’s what 5 experts said about the risk of stagflation hitting the US economy

Paul Volcker, former Fed Chairman from 1979 to 1987. Bettmann/Getty Images Inflation eased in October, but prices have been high for more than 20 months now, raising fears of stagflation. This means the economy could be hit by high unemployment, weak growth and persistent inflation – as well as a sharp drop in stocks. Here’s …

October inflation slowed more than expected, but remains near 40-year highs. Here’s what 5 experts said about the risk of stagflation hitting the US economy Read More »