Investor fears of stagflation risk turning into a self-fulfilling prophecy

//Investor fears of stagflation risk turning into a self-fulfilling prophecy

Investor fears of stagflation risk turning into a self-fulfilling prophecy

Financial market commentators and investors love to pin tidy narratives to confusing shifts in the economy and asset prices. Stories matter hugely in markets, mainly because it is easier for traders and analysts to make sense of complex data by turning them into a compelling narrative.Over the past few months, one story has been at the forefront of investors’ minds: the twin threats of accelerating inflation and decelerating economic activity. The dreaded “stagflation” – which has its roots in…

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