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Episode 18 | Is the U.S. in a recession, or just a short recess? | Harvest Talks

August 16, 2022
Is the U.S. in a recession, or just a short recess?


After two quarters of negative growth, debate is raging over whether the world’s most important economy is in a recession. Harvest Chief Investment Officer Paul MacDonald clarifies the picture and explains what this macroeconomic environment means for markets.


00:00 – Intro
00:55 – Is the US in a recession?
02:10 – Defining recessions
06:10 – How bad could this be?
07:45 – How did we get here and what does that mean for markets?
13:00 – Signs of positivity
14:40 – The investor’s playbook

Hosted by:

Harvest CIO Paul MacDonald

Paul MacDonald, CFA

Chief Investment Officer
Harvest ETFs

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David Kitai

David Kitai

Content Writer & Editor
Harvest ETFs

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