How Can You Steer Your Portfolio Through a Recession?

October 31, 2022
What are some strategies that can help investors navigate a recession?

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Anyone who has invested for more than a few years has seen their share of bear markets, bull markets, down economies, and recessions. But each circumstance is different. Heraclitus said that you can't step into the same river twice: The person is different, and the river is different.

When the economy turns downward, what are some strategies you should keep in mind? What's the context around the current market and macroeconomic conditions?

 In this episode, Mark Riepe interviews Schwab's chief investment strategist, Liz Ann Sonders.

A few of the issues Mark and Liz Ann discuss include:

  • How and why we label the economy as being in a recession;
  • What an "earnings recession" and a "rolling recession" are;
  • Inflation and interest rates;
  • Unemployment, the housing market, and many other topics.

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