Lacy Hunt: We’re Facing A Perfect Storm Of ‘Economic Deterioration’ (Part 2/2)

Wealthion, Released on 7/28/23

For Part 1 of this interview, CLICK HERE

Here in Part 2 of our interview with legendary economist and bond portfolio manager Dr Lacy Hunt, Lacy details out why a credit crunch is likely in process of arriving. Real bank lending has been in contraction at historically-aberrant extremes. Lacy sees a “serious” recession as all but inevitable at this point. Dr Hunt also shared his current outlook for US Treasury bonds.

Lacy Harris Hunt is an economist and Executive Vice President of Hoisington Investment Management Company (HIMCO). He is Vice-Chairman of HIMCO’s strategic investment policy committee and also Chief Economist for the Wasatch Hoisington Treasury Bond Fund. He has authored two books, A Time to Be Rich and Dynamics of Forecasting: Financial Cycles, Theory and Techniques, and has had articles published in Barron’s, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Journal of Finance, the Financial Analysts Journal, the Journal of Portfolio Management and other locations. He received the Abramson Award from the National Association for Business Economics for “outstanding contributions in the field of business economics.”

Adam Taggart is the Founder of Wealthion. He is also Co-Founder and former President of Peak Prosperity. Adam is an experienced Silicon Valley internet executive and Stanford MBA. Prior to partnering with Chris Martenson (Adam was General Manager of our earlier site,, he was a Vice President at Yahoo!, a company he served for nine years. Before that, he did the ‘startup thing’ (, sold to CNET in 2001). As a fresh-faced graduate from Brown University in the early 1990s, Adam got a first-hand look at all that was broken with Wall Street as an investment banking analyst for Merrill Lynch. Most importantly, he’s a devoted husband and dad.

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