Global economics

US yield curve concerns

For those wondering why there is so much focus on the US yield curve this morning, an inverted yield curve has historically been one of the best recession indicators. As markets get nervous, should investors remain invested?

15 August 2019 | Anthony Doyle
Chart of the week: Can the US avoid a recession?

Chart of the week: Can the US avoid a recession?

There are three occasions when the US avoided a recession, and the economy experienced a “soft landing”. Will they be able to do it again?

12 August 2019 | Anthony Doyle
Chart of the week: Should investors fear equity market highs?

Chart of the week: Should investors fear equity market highs?

While many believe investing at a market high increases the chance an investor will experience a bear market, the inverse is in fact true. Find out why in this edition of 'chart of the week'.

02 August 2019 | Anthony Doyle
Is it time to protect yourself from the return of inflation?

Is it time to protect yourself from the return of inflation?

Central banks around the world are getting ready to prime the pumps once again - America’s interest rate hikes are over; the rest of us never even got started.

30 July 2019 | Tom Stevenson
Uncharted territory

Uncharted territory

Global debt today is as high as it ever has been. Driven by loose monetary and fiscal policies, leverage is enormous and market dislocations numerous. We are in uncharted territory - anything could happen from here.

26 July 2019 | Fidelity International
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