Susan Dziubinski: Hi, I am Susan Dziubinski for Morningstar. Inflation and growing desire charges have rocked the stock and bond markets this 12 months, and these days, an additional hazard variable has emerged, recession. Signing up for me to focus on why the R phrase is coming up and how to protect your portfolio against it is Christine Benz. She is director of personal finance and retirement preparing for Morningstar.
Wonderful to see you, Christine.
Christine Benz: Hello, Susan. Good to see you.
Dziubinski: Christine, are we seeing any signals of economic downturn still?
Benz: Properly, a essential issue that