The economic recovery and the bull market that succeeded the global financial crisis have been characterized by low inflation and a declining trend in bond yields. More recently, the unemployment figures have indicated that the economy enjoys something resembling full employment, and wages, commodity prices, and inflation appear to be rising more noticeably than before in this recovery. Moreover, given solid economic growth and payroll gains, the Fed has commenced a more sustained tightening cycle. It appears that yields have finally bottomed as the stock market continues to hit new highs. This is the scenario as the first year of a presidential cycle dawns. What do rising prices and interest rates mean for the economy and the markets going forward?
Join us as our panel of experts share their views regarding the risks and opportunities on the road ahead in 2017.