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SVB & Future Inflation


SVB & Future Inflation

Silicon Valley Bank’s (SVB) failure was primarily caused by investing in longer-term securities at a time of rising interest rates. Because of the failure, the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet rose by $299 billion last week. If this trend continues at the Federal Reserve, this is bad news for inflation.

Written by

James E. Gore, CFA®, CAIA, CMT®

Jim serves as the Chief Investment Officer of THOR, is a Chartered Financial Analyst charter-holder, a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, a Chartered Market Technician, a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research and a member of the Cincinnati Society of Financial Analysts.

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