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Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook: GDP Growth Looking Good
Date: October 16, 2017
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Next week, government statisticians will release the first estimate for third quarter real GDP growth. In spite of hurricanes, and continued negativity by conventional wisdom, we expect 2.8% growth. If we’re right about the third quarter, real GDP will be up 2.2% from a year ago, which is exactly equal to the growth rate since […]

Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook: Stocks Won
Date: October 2, 2017
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Next Monday (October 9th) will be exactly ten years from the stock market peak before the Financial Panic of 2008. Imagine that Doctor Doom, the perceived “best analyst in the business,” told you on that night, when markets peaked, that financial authorities would allow mark-to-market accounting rules to burn the banking system to the ground, […]

Selling products is not long term financial planning.
Date: July 21, 2017
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Someone selling insurance or financial ‘products’ does not make them a ‘financial planner’. What does? Watch our video for more information.    

Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook: Hey Government: It’s Time to Get Serious!
Date: July 17, 2017
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At eight years, the current economic recovery is the third longest on record. Personal income, consumer spending, household assets, and net worth, are all at record highs. Stock markets are at record highs. Corporate profits are within striking distance of their all-time highs. Federal tax receipts are at record highs. So, how is it possible […]

Beware Trade-Recession Scare Story
Date: March 7, 2016
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Brian Wesbury’s Monday Morning Outlook today: Beware Trade-Recession Scare Story Friday’s robust report on job growth ought to put the nail in the coffin on recent fears about a recession. Payrolls rose 242,000 and civilian employment, an alternative measure of jobs that includes small business start-ups, increased 530,000. In the past year, these two measures […]