August 22, 2023

How To Invest When The Economy Is This Confusing

A recession is coming. A soft landing is around the corner.

Inflation is here to stay. Inflation is transitory.

Rates are going to stay elevated indefinitely. Central banks are going to cut rates soon.

These are all messages that investors have heard at some point over the past two years or so, as every new bit of economic data seems to bring new forecasts about where the economy is heading.

In such a confusing environment filled with mixed signals, how can the average person hope to manage their money effectively? On this episode, Andrei Bruno, Director, Exchange Traded Funds for Fidelity Canada, joins us to bring some clarity to this muddled picture and share his view on how to make smart investment decisions when the future is so unclear.