Where's the recession?

RBC's Eric Lascelles helps us make sense of the mixed signals in the market today

Ruth Saldanha 8 October, 2019 | 2:39AM

 

 

Ruth Saldanha: With escalating trade tensions and inverted yield curve in the U.S. and a prolonged expansion, there is increasing speculation that we might be headed into a period of slowing growth and possibly a recession. But is it likely? Though this isn't his best case forecast, RBC Global Asset Management's Chief Economist Eric Lascelles argues that in the best case scenario, arguments could be made that support the current economic expansion continuing for several more years. But should you make your investment decisions based on that? Eric is here today to explain his point of view.

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