Staying On Track Amid The Ukraine And Inflation Crises

Published Friday, May 13, 2022 at: 6:45 PM EDT

Despite a gain of +2.4% on Friday, the Standard & Poor’s 500 stock index declined for a sixth consecutive week – reportedly the longest losing streak since 2011. With stocks flirting with bear market territory – a loss of -20% from the last peak on January 3, 2022 – no one can say for certain when the financial and economic outlook will improve. Predicting the future is impossible. However, we do know how difficult times like these have worked out in the not-so-distant past.   The twin crises of 2022, inflation and Ukraine, pose difficult problems with no quick fixes in sight. Today’s...

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This article was written by a veteran financial journalist based on data compiled and analyzed by independent economist, Fritz Meyer. While these are sources we believe to be reliable, the information is not intended to be used as financial advice without consulting a professional about your personal situation.

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