Tag Archives: Economic Market Analysis

ECONOMIC MARKET ANALYSIS: Cautious Optimism with a Touch of Volatility

Cautious Optimism with a Touch of Volatility Likely for the Second Half of 2020 By Jason Schenker The economic and financial outlook for 2020 has consistently been one of volatility. And so far, we have not been disappointed. Geopolitical surprises, domestic political antagonisms, trade dynamics, oil price volatility, and other financial market surprises have already been pushing and pulling on ...

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ECONOMIC MARKET ANALYSIS: What Can We Expect from 2020? One Word: Volatility

* By Jason Schenker * 2018 was a big year and optimism from 2018 carried over into the start of 2019. Then tax cut tailwinds faded against a larger-than-expected trade war between the United States and China. And 2019 weakened. These dynamics of disappointment were most pronounced for the global economy. But weakness in U.S. business investment and U.S. manufacturing played ...

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ECONOMIC MARKET ANALYSIS: Looking Back to Look Ahead

Looking Back to Look Ahead The first half of 2019 was solid. And we expect continued growth for the overall economy in the second half of the year. But growth still seems to slow through the end of 2020. * By Jason Schenker * The first half of 2019 was solid. And we expect continued growth for the overall economy ...

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