The Business Cycle Diaries

July 13, 2022 | Evan Frazier, CFA, CAIA, Senior Research Analyst, Catherine Callaghan, Associate Research Analyst

Even the casual observer of market dynamics is likely aware that the world economy appears to be on uneven footing. Elevated price levels, increasingly restrictive monetary policy, and geopolitical turmoil have plagued securities markets during the first half of the year and are now dampening expectations for global GDP growth going forward. Given this myriad of macroeconomic challenges, many investors are now assessing the possibility of a prolonged slowdown in economic activity for both the United States and the rest of the world.

The aim of this newsletter is to gauge the extent to which the global economy is at risk of such a downturn by examining the state of the current domestic business cycle, inferring its likely next stage, and reviewing which asset classes and investing styles tend to be the most attractive during each phase of the cycle.

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Evan Frazier, CFA, CAIA
Senior Research Analyst

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Catherine Callaghan
Associate Research Analyst

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The opinions expressed herein are those of Marquette Associates, Inc. (“Marquette”), and are subject to change without notice. This material is not financial advice or an offer to purchase or sell any product. Marquette reserves the right to modify its current investment strategies and techniques based on changing market dynamics or client needs.

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