Recently, Johnson Financial Group hosted a series of Economic Forums throughout Wisconsin. The Forums featured Johnson Financial Group's Chief Investment Officer, Brian Andrew, who discussed how the proposed fiscal policies regarding government spending, income taxes and deregulation are impacting markets now and in the future.
Key topics in Brian's presentation:
We continue to see slow and steady growth
Unemployment is low and participation is improving
A generational transition continues, with innovation playing a key role
The consumer plays a key role with retail and energy spending as well as income growth and savings
Pace of interest rates changing
Impact of income and bond portfolios when interest rates rise