Money Supply and Inflation

Money Supply and Inflation Aging is inflationary when caused by a decline in birth rate, and deflationary when caused by an increase in longevity. If the money supply grows faster than real output, then it causes inflation. And if there is a structural bottom for commodities and inflation, value could outperform growth. Image: Fidelity Investments

U.S. Demographics – Portfolio Allocation to Equities

U.S. Demographics – Portfolio Allocation to Equities Chart suggesting that the average U.S. investor will move from holding 59% in equities to 56% by 2031, due to aging. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC

Demographics – U.S. Population Growth

Demographics – U.S. Population Growth The U.S. population continues to grow today, but it is growing at the slowest rate since 1937. This means an aging, slow-growing future for the U.S..

Global Debt by Sector and Recession Risk

Global Debt by Sector and Recession Risk With global growth slowing, this chart suggests that the biggest recession risk is corporate deleveraging. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Investment Strategy

U.S. Population Growth

U.S. Population Growth U.S. population growth is slowing to its lowest rate, due to in large part to aging population. Improvements to immigration policies would greatly help the U.S. economy. Image: TD Bank Financial Group

Demographics – Forecasting U.S. GDP

Demographics – Forecasting U.S. GDP This chart suggests that aging population is weighing down growth. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC