Posts Tagged ‘gross domestic product’

Demographic Drivers of Growth

Economists have been cautioning for quite a while that the wind-down of the senior population and the retirement of baby boomers does not bode well for the U.S. economy — or anywhere else in the world, for that matter. The reality is that an aging population coupled with declining birth rates doesn’t add much in…

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How Will the Market Respond to Mid-Term Election Results?

IT DEPENDS ON WHO TAKES THE SEATS. Mid-term elections are fast approaching, and how they’ll shake out is currently anyone’s guess. All 435 seats of the US House of Representatives are up for grabs, as well as 35 of 100 seats in the Senate.1 On November 6, voters will also cast their ballot for 36…

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