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Accentuating the negative
Amazon founder accuses White House of ‘misdirection’ in tackling soaring prices
We may not be living a rerun of the 1970s but the path ahead is not rosy
And consumption slows
And readers reply on 60/40
There is a danger of the classic ‘stop-go’ trap that haunted many western central banks in the 1970s and 1980s
Modest interest rate rises by the Bank of England would simply reflect the severity of the economic slowdown
The combination of a bear market and an economic downturn has historically been ugly
Politicians and central bankers took their eyes off price problems but running a high pressure economy is dangerous
Moscow says Ukrainian drone attack starts fire at oil refinery
Measure would halt federal levy on petrol and diesel as consumers deal with high inflation
Fed chair says economy is resilient but factors beyond his control raise risk of inflation surprises
Navigating a course between Scylla, Charybdis and a permabear.
What does the recent interest rate increase mean for the economy and for investors?
US central bank chair’s testimony to Congress comes in wake of heightening fears of recession
Heated exchange comes ahead of meeting between US energy secretary and industry
Inflation is creating winners and losers among stores as customers seek out cheaper products
As they retire, more people will be competing to consume fewer goods and services
The Fed is in a tough spot, but falling risk asset prices should help
There is no hiding from the long-term transition to more challenging financial conditions
Cleveland governor says she is not ‘predicting a recession’ but adds that risks are growing
A long reliance on easy money may give rise to new difficulties as the Fed raises interest rates
Central banks are racing to adapt to a world of high inflation and weak growth
Not very, for now
As markets turn bearish, will young investors run screaming into the woods?