Starting Out

Are You Ready for a Recession?

It has been more than a decade since the last U.S. recession. Prior to that, the longest gap between recessions was exactly a decade. Moreover, when I started drafting this post and its related video, the U.S. yield curve had briefly inverted, which means longer-term bond rates were lower than shorter-term bond rates. Besides this being a bit Alice-in-Wonderland-like, inverted yield curves also have been good predictors of coming U.S. recessions.

Advanced Investing

The Rational Reminder Podcast Episode 65: Investing Based on the Evidence Pyramid: A Few Lessons from the Medical Profession with Dr. Wendall Mascarenhas.

Our guest today on the Rational Reminder Podcast is Dr. Wendall Mascarenhas. Wendall is a listener, DIY investor a medical professional. He actually reached out to us on Twitter and suggested this episode, a listener-centric discussion as well as one comparing the different approaches to evidence from the medical and the financial communities.

Featured Contributors

  • Raymond Kerzérho

    CFA, Director of Research
  • Justin Bender

    CFA, CFP, B.Comm., Portfolio Manager
  • Nancy Graham

    CPA, CA, CFP®, CIM, TEP, Portfolio Manager
  • Peter Guay

    MBA, CFA, Portfolio Manager
  • Benjamin Felix

    MBA, CFA, CFP, CIM®, Portfolio Manager
  • Susan Daley

    CFA, CFP, Portfolio Manager
  • Brady Plunkett

    CIM®, Associate Portfolio Manager
  • James Parkyn

    Adm. A. CIM, FCSI, F.Pl, Portfolio Manager
  • Dan Bortolotti

    CFP, CIM®, Portfolio Manager
  • Graham Westmacott

    CFA, Portfolio Manager
  • Anthony Layton

    MBA, CIM®, Chairman of the Board, Portfolio Manager
  • Kristine van der Pas-Norenius

    Certified Retirement Transition Coach and happy PWL client
  • Peter Forsyth

    Emeritus Professor
  • Jennifer Vachon

    PWL Former Chief Compliance Officer
  • Dan Solin

    The New York Times' best-selling author of the Smartest series of books
  • Mark Sutcliffe

    Writer, Broadcaster, PWL client and advocate
  • François Doyon La Rochelle

    B.B.A., CFA, Portfolio Manager
Arrow Left Arrow Right