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Who’s afraid of the big bad wolves?

Over the past year, numerous external events, which we refer to as the “big bad wolves,” have huffed and puffed, but have been unsuccessful in stalling economic activity. Weather, social divide, military conflict and rising interest rates—which are all seemingly capable of blowing down economic momentum—had minimal or temporary impact on economic growth.

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