After 10 years of easy credit in the wake of the Great Recession, the party is over. Interest rates are going up, as are labor costs.

“Buckle up,” warns Peter Boockvar, chief investment officer with the Bleakley Advisory Group and editor of the Boock Report.

Speaking at the New Orleans Investment Conference, he argued that we’re on the cusp of a bear market and that profit margins have already probably peaked, despite the corporate tax cut and deregulation.

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Meet the hosts

Brien Lundin is president and CEO of Jefferson Financial, which publishes Gold Newsletter and hosts the New Orleans Investment Conference. He has four decades of experience in investment markets.
Fergus Hodgson is the chief executive of Antigua International, a consulting firm that connects the Americas, and he is the roving editor of Gold Newsletter. Originally from New Zealand, he has been a nomad for the past eight years, and his personal blog is the Stateless Man.


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