In this session, financial forecaster and futurist Jason Schenker will discuss the most important dynamics driving current economic growth and financial markets as well as the outlook ahead. Mr. Schenker will also discuss some increasing risks that will be critical for corporate finance, business strategy, accounting, and tax planning. Some of the most important topics will include sector and industry dynamics, global and U.S. growth, the labor market, Fed policy, quantitative easing, consumer inflation risks, asset inflation, and taxation risks. Mr. Schenker will also share Prestige Economics forecasts for growth, inflation, and Fed policy rates for the balance of 2021 and beyond.
Recognize the current economic and financial market drivers of growth
Evaluate important risks and levers of opportunity for future economic and financial market conditions
Analyze the root causes of elevated inflation risks
Assess U.S. fiscal and tax policy risks to identify potential business impacts
Compare the economic and financial dynamics in 2021 and 2020 to previous years and cycles