- Global GDP growth rates are stalling even with increased monetary stimulus.
- There are several potential recession triggers.
- It is important to assess the risks a portfolio runs as no one can know when a recession will come, but eventually it will as it always has.
The main FED goals are sustainable economic growth and full employment. In order to achieve those goals, the FED has decided not to increase interest rates as the economy is still relatively weak and employment has been slowing down. Not only that, but the expectation of future interest rate increases has been revised downwards. More →