In this episode, Coach Mark sits down with Coach Matt to discuss inflation, its current state, and its potential impact on the economy if it continues rising. Inflation is the general increase in prices and fall in the purchasing value of money over time. Dovish Fed policy, including zero interest rate policy, and quantitative easing has devalued the US Dollar and driven inflation. Listen in to Matt’s insights on the topic and how it may impact markets moving forward.
Before that, the coaches discuss the current state of the markets during our weekly skyline. Technology stocks have underperformed recently, while Basic Material, Industrials, Energy, and Finance have led. Crude oil has moved to the top of its range, while Gold broke out recently. Listen in as we discuss the markets, from a top-down perspective.