Brian Wesbury’s 2022 Predictions: Part 1

Lauren Smith |
Part one of my conversation with First Trust Portfolios’ Chief Economist.

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As we near the end of 2021, I’ve invited our old friend Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist at First Trust Portfolios, to share his thoughts on the economic outlook for the rest of 2021 and 2022. In this two-part series, we’ll explore everything you need to be aware of as we approach the end of the fiscal year and the start of a new one.

Feel free to watch the full message, or use these timestamps to browse specific topics at your leisure:

0:35 — Brian’s economic outlook for the rest of 2021

1:45 — Is it possible that the Fed will raise rates in 2022?

3:45 — Brian’s biggest fear for the 2022 economy

4:55 — An update on supply chain issues and when they might be resolved

6:50 — How the market’s “invisible hand” will play a role in this resolution

8:15 — Wrapping up part one

If you have any questions about anything we discussed today, don’t hesitate to reach out via phone or email. In the meantime, stay tuned for part two of our conversation coming in the next few weeks. We look forward to hearing from you.

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