Economic Forecast 2021: Impact of Seismic Surprises

One of the most trusted names in financial reporting and economics, Dr. Rossell delivers a U.S. economic outlook for the next 18-24 months. Drawing on history, theory, and her ringside seat to Wall Street, she delivers an insider’s perspective on the most important economic events of our time and discusses the impact of key factors like the 2020 pandemic, Brexit, the ongoing trade war, the Presidential election, and a non-traditional inverted yield curve. Get an informed outlook into the coming year and understand new opportunities that are on the horizon. Dr. Rossell outlines the current state of the economy, explaining government relief packages, including the CARES Act, and the aid needed for natural disasters. She highlights that this is symptomatic of a larger trend: that businesses today face a variety of seismic surprises, including cyberterrorism, environmental disasters, swings in the regulatory regime, and, yes, epidemics like COVID-19.