Sep 4, 2023
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Ayesha Tariq, co-founder of MacroVisor, rejoins the podcast to
discuss why she is expecting a hard landing for the US economy
along with other contrarian views she has about the Federal Reserve
and global financial markets.
- The 'soft landing' scenario has effectively become the base
case. Why that's wrong (1:32);
- Unlike many (most?) recessions, this one will not be preceded
by a Fed-induced credit event. For this reason, it will be milder
- The Federal Reserve is likely to hike at its next meeting on
Sept. 20. That will be its last hike this cycle (8:53);
- The US downturn will not necessarily lead to a global recession
- The outlook for commodities, specifically copper, is bullish
despite the bearish economic outlook (18:48);
- Rate hikes might be off the table, but quantitative tightening
could still be incoming in 2024 (23:45);
- New segment: Listener questions. Whoever's
questions are read wins a free Contrarian mug. First up: what to
make of Nvidia and AI (26:36);
- Next listener question: what to look for in bank earnings?
- One area of the stock market where the guest is particularly
Not investment advice.