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The stock markets seem to be doing a little better, but I’m still hearing talk about a recession. Should I be worried?

  • Equity markets have seen a much-welcomed reprieve recently with broad US, International, and Emerging Market indices up 11.6%, 15.3% and 6.9% QTD through 11/11/20221. However, looming recession headlines continue to spark angst with investors, who may be wondering what the impact might be if one does occur.

  • The National Bureau of Economic Research (“NBER”) defines a recession as a significant decline in economic activity that is spread across the economy and that lasts more than a few months2. However, the NBER’s official recession announcements are delayed from the actual recession periods. (Download the PDF for more)

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