FACTS ABOUT COVID 19 – June 30, 2020
THE CORONAVIRUS THREAT – ECONOMIC OUTLOOK – March 30, 2020
Total deaths in the US from COVID19 look like they’ll hit at least 3,000 by the end of March. A potentially brutal April lies ahead.
Answer to Coronavirus Economic Shutdown: Cut the Politicians Pay?
The government-mandated shutdown of business, and the massive drop in economic activity it is causing, may actually do more harm to the United States than the coronavirus itself.
A Coronavirus Recession?
No one knows with any real certainty how much, or for how long, the Coronavirus will impact the US economy. What we do know is that it will have an impact.
Ten Years Ago
Economist Brian Wesbury looks back over the last ten years.
WESBURY 101: Debt, the Economy and Stocks
A video series providing perspectives on important economic issues..
Wesbury 101: Stocks Are Still Cheap
Our favorite economists is reassuring in this video about the 3 reasons why stocks are still cheap.
When Volatility is Just Volatility
Stock market volatility scares people. But, volatility itself isn’t necessarily bad. Only if there are fundamental economic problems, something that could cause a recession, would we think volatility itself is a warning sign.
Earnings: Still Bullish
5 Straight Quarters of S&P 500 Earnings Increases (August 2017)
Why We're Bullish: 4 Straight Quarters of Earnings Increases
S&P 500 Earnings Results History Through Q1 2017
The Outlook for S&P 500 Index Earnings Reflects Strength Through Year-End
S&P 500 Index Quarterly Earnings & Estimates (As of 5/22/17)
Tax Cut Politics
While some investors are freaking out about investigations, tweets, or the personality of President Trump, we are still watching policy.
The Plow Horse is Dead by Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist at First Trust Portfolios
Brian Wesbury, the lead economist at First Trust Portfolios is one of our favorites. In this video from January 25, 2017, he discusses the factors he thinks that will increase U.S. economic growth.