U.S. Outlook: Which Trump policies come first?

Posted By Scott Anderson In Economic Outlook | 1 Comment

The U.S. election has thrown conventional wisdom on the economic outlook into a state of heightened uncertainty that is not likely to ease anytime soon.

American flag hanging in front of a government building with word "Trade" visible. [1]For a look at some examples, see highlights of my special report below, followed by a link to the full U.S. Outlook, delivered on Nov. 14.

Key observations:
  • The bond yield move so far has probably already erased nearly $500 billion in U.S. bond market value.
  • The Fed funds futures current probability of a December rate hike from the Federal Reserve is at a whopping 92%.
  • Uncertainty on the federal economic policy front is now higher than normal, which may hold back growth a bit in the current quarter.
  • In our view, the market and Trump are in a bit of a honeymoon period right now.

Click here to read my full report. [2]


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[2] Click here to read my full report.: http://blog.bankofthewest.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/BankoftheWest_USOutlook_11_14_16.pdf

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