Confused About the Economy? It’s OK.
Record high inflation and negative economic growth, as
measured by US GDP growth, have fueled recession
fears. The bond market is similarly flashing recessionary
signals. Despite this, the S&P 500 through Friday, August
5, 2022, has rallied 13% higher than its June 16 bear
market low1, making the current environment a headscratcher for many.
Economic Data Flashes Mixed Recession Signals