Worth Reading

John Hussman wrote a typically insightful piece this week on this economic and markets views.  It is worth reading and worth sharing.  A taste follows.

“I want to emphasize again that I am neither a cheerleader for recession, nor a table-pounder for recession. It’s just that given the data that we presently observe, an oncoming recession remains the most probable outcome. When unseen states of the world have to be inferred from imperfect and noisy observable data, there are a few choices when the evidence isn’t 100%. You can either choose a side and pound the table, or you can become comfortable dwelling in uncertainty, and take a position in proportion to the evidence, and the extent to which each possible outcome would affect you.”

His weekly reports are worth reading — well — weekly.  I also recommend his recent comments in Money magazine.

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