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A “recession shock” is coming, BofA warns

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/recession-shock-coming-bofa-warns-101801015.html

“'Inflation shock' worsening, 'rates shock' just beginning, 'recession shock' coming”, BofA chief investment strategist Michael Hartnett wrote in a note to clients, adding that in this context, cash, volatility, commodities and crypto currencies could outperform bonds and stocks.

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday signalled it will likely start culling assets from its $9 trillion balance sheet at its meeting in early May and will do so at nearly twice the pace it did in its previous “quantitative tightening” exercise as it confronts inflation running at a four-decade high.

A large majority of investors also expect the central bank to hike its key interest rate by 50 basis point.