Keynote: Status and Outlook of the U.S. Economy

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
This keynote will consider the various primary sectors of the economy – Personal Consumption, Business Investment, Net Exports, and Government – with an eye on their impact on the all-important labor market and how they may be affecting the savings and investment decisions of the consumer. Time will also be spent on discussing the current stance of Federal Reserve monetary policy and what the economy might expect with respect to interest rates and growth in 2018 and 2019.