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Finance Glossary

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Imagine this as being the "perfect storm" of economics. The economy is not growing, so there is a lot of unemployment, low interest rates and general malaise, but at the same time prices are growing. A combination of stagnation and inflation - most assuredly NOT good situation to be in.