The Conference Board Economics Watch®
In addition to our regular outlook on the U.S. and global economies this webcast will include an update on current budget wrangling and political stalemate in Washington. The spending sequester is slated to take place on March 1 and current government funding expires on March 27, and without an extension or replacement, a possible government shutdown will occur. How this uncertainty impacts the economy in the near term and what are the implications given long-term analysis of the budget?
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