A broad slowdown in bank lending is the latest economic riddle to confront investors. Does a pullback in bank loans, the lifeblood of economic growth, herald the end of a tepid expansion well into its ninth year, with malign implications for stocks and many other assets? Or is the U.S. economy simply taking a welcome breather that will keep inflation low and restrain the Federal Reserve, setting the stage for a fresh ‘goldilocks’ advance in major stock indexes?
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