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Passive Investing, Inflation and the Bifurcated Economy with Mike Green

Posted July 11, 2024 at 10:45 am
Validea Capital Management

In this episode we have a fascinating discussion with Mike Green of Simplify about the ongoing impact of passive investing on markets. Mike shares insights from recent academic research supporting his thesis and discusses how the risks of passive may play out over time. We also explore potential risks from increased options usage and the short volatility trade. In the second half, we turn to the economy. Mike provides his views on inflation, recession risks, and Fed policy. He explains his concerns about bifurcation in the economy and markets, with different segments experiencing very different conditions. We conclude by discussing Mike’s approach to hedging credit spread risks. Overall, Mike offers his usual thought-provoking perspectives on a wide range of market dynamics and risks.

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Originally Posted July 11, 2024 – Passive Investing, Inflation and the Bifurcated Economy with Mike Green

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