U.S. economy: Strengths and possible risks

February 9, 2017


Vanguard experts discuss forces shaping economy in 2017

Key U.S. economic indicators show a growing economy, but there is some policy uncertainty on the horizon. Roger Aliaga-Díaz, chief economist for the Americas, and Andrew J. Patterson, senior economist, discuss growth prospects and the potential effect of changing policies, including trade. Peter Westaway, chief economist for Europe, also weighs in on what all this means for investors’ portfolios.

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