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Don’t fight the Fed - why shares keep rising in a troubled economy

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Ever wondered why shares keep rising despite an increasingly troubled economic outlook? What do expressions like ‘don’t fight the Fed’ and ‘brrrr’ mean?

Coolabah Capital founder and AFR columnist Chris Joye shares his thoughts on:

  • What quantitative easing really means
  • The implications of central banks buying bonds and even ETFs
  • How investors can approach the divergence between markets and the economy
  • Why high yield may be an unacceptable level of risk for most investors, and
  • The outlook for the residential property market, and more.


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