Friendly Finance - Episode 14: The investment cycle - The Recovery

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The investment cycle divides the performance of the economy in six phases, each one characterized in the turnaround of one of the three asset classes, Stocks, Bonds and Commodities.
Today we will describe the phase of Recovery:
In a climate of difficulty from the productive and consumption, the central banks are committed to promote economic recovery with expansionary monetary policies.
In turn even national governments intervene with new public investment.
All these actions stimulates the growth of economic activity.
The model of the investment cycle shows that the shares representing the asset class are, more than others, able to outperform at this stage.
Stock markets are more sensitive to the economic situation on the upside, taking benefit from the reduction in interest rates, with inflation to a minimum.
Interesting at this stage are also corporate bonds which the reduced spreads on credit markets as a result of the improving fundamentals of the companies.

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Alessandro Fatichi

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Since 1986 I started my working life in Florence in the financial sector, the first experience at a trading company as an employer in the office archive/shipments, shortly after I moved to the center of the Elaboration Data Exchange Office as an operator. One of the most important and fun,…

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