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Why the real economic crisis has yet to play out – and how to prepare yourself

InvestSmart’s Evan Lucas has written and spoken extensively about markets, the economy and financial behaviour. So what does he make of the current divergence between bond market pessimism and equity market optimism about the future of the economy?

InvestSmart’s Evan Lucas has written and spoken extensively about markets, the economy and financial behaviour. So what does he make of the current divergence between bond market pessimism and equity market optimism about the future of the economy?

When even the experts vehemently disagree about the outlook for everything, Evan gives his thoughts on:

  • Why the most predicted recession on record hasn’t arrived yet
  • Which sectors offer the most promise in this environment
  • How to understand the signals each asset class is sending, and
  • How to position yourself so your mistakes won’t hurt.

You can access this and previous episodes of the Your Wealth podcast now on iTunesPodbeanSpotify or at nabtrade.com.au/yourwealth

If you’re short on time, consider listening at 1.5-2x speed, which should be shown on the screen of your device as you listen. This won’t just reduce your listening time; it has also been shown to improve knowledge retention.


About the Author
Gemma Dale , nabtrade

Gemma Dale is Director of SMSF and Investor Behaviour at nabtrade. She is the host of the Your Wealth podcast, a fortnightly podcast for investors, featuring insights and updates from markets and finance experts across a range of topics. She provides regular market and finance commentary on ausbiz and in other media including AFR, the Australian, ABC and commercial tv and radio. Gemma was previously the Head of SMSF Solutions for nab, and the Head of Technical Services for MLC, where she led a team of specialists providing advice to advisers and their clients on SMSF, super, tax, social security and aged care.