2024 Economic Forecast: Part 2

Jeff Green |

Brian Wesbury and I discuss recession, COVID spending, taxes, and more.


Today, I’m sharing part two of my interview with Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist at First Trust Portfolios. You can check out part one here. In this portion of our conversation, Brian and I discuss tax rates, chip building, potential recessions, and much more. 

You can listen to our full conversation in the video above or skip to each topic using the timestamps provided:

0:00 — Introduction 

0:18 — The state of our economy today

1:38 — Tax rates

2:23 — Why didn’t a recession happen in 2023?

4:23 — Doubling the deficit 

6:17 — Is a recession coming this year? 

7:10 — Housing 

7:45 — Wrapping things up

Stay tuned for part three of our interview. In the meantime, don’t hesitate to call or email me with any questions. I look forward to hearing from you!


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