The Votes Are In: Now What?
07 November, 2012 | (01 hr)
Will the November 6 elections break the gridlock and fix our ‘broken’ government? Will politicians do the unthinkable and allow the U.S. economy to drive off the fiscal year-end cliff, which consists of $560 billion in tax increases and spending cuts? Over the course of the next decade, politicians must decide on over $8 trillion worth of tax and spending initiatives. In light of the election results, what policy actions and direction on taxes, federal spending and general economic issues are likely to be taken over in the near, medium, and longer term?
Audience: C-suite strategists, economists, other business decision-makers
Pete Davis advises Wall Street money managers on Washington policy developments that affect the financial markets. President of his own consulting firm since 1992, Davis Capital Investment Ideas, Pete draws on 11 years of experience as a Capitol H... Full Bio
Kathy Bostjancic is director for macroeconomic analysis at The Conference Board. A specialist in the U.S. economy and financial markets, she is a member of the team that produces the U.S. economic forecast and global outlook for The Conference Boa... Full Bio