What’s the Nature of the 2020 Market?

Lauren Smith |
Here’s what you can expect from the economy for the rest of 2020.

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Today I’m joined again by a very special guest. Brian Wesbury is the chief economist at First Trust Portfolios. He’s been all over your TV on channels like Fox News, Bloomberg, CNBC, and more. He was named the No. 1 economic forecaster by The Wall Street Journal back in 2001, and I’d argue that he’s still near the top of that list today.

Cited below for your convenience are timestamps that will direct you to various points in the video. Feel free to watch it in its entirety, or use these timestamps to browse specific points at your leisure:

0:55 — Introducing Brian

2:29 — An examination of the disconnect between the stock market and economy.

6:17 — Where is the market in terms of valuation?

10:17 — How the election impacts the market

13:50 — Assessing possible election outcomes from a financial perspective

16:40 — Brian offers some insight into how the 2020 political climate affects financial markets

If you have any questions for me about the economy, the election, or the financial world in general, don’t hesitate to reach out via phone or email today. I look forward to hearing from you.

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