The Economic Edge for Smarter Trading

An Economic Recap of 2019 with Mark Schug

Lightspeed customers can learn about key economic factors during the year. What changed in 2019 and where the economy may be headed in 2020.

Are you an active trader looking for an economic edge for smarter investing? This webinar will review the key economic indicators of 2019. How did stocks and bonds do? Are we close to a recession? What do economic statistics suggest regarding the direction of the economy? Will there be a recession in 2020?

A short overview of possible indicators will be provided including GDP, unemployment, inflation, interest rates, and retail sales. Participants will be invited to look for the launch of our new economics series in 2020.

We will cover the following topics:

  • Key economic indicators for 2019
  • What forces are pointing towards a recession
  • What forces are pointing away from a recession
  • And much more

Mark C. Schug is Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he directed the Center for Economic Education. He taught for 36 years at the middle school, high school, and university levels. A widely recognized scholar, he has written and edited more than 230 articles, books, and national curriculum materials. He has received national awards for leadership and research in economic education from the Council on Economic Education and for service from the Association of Private Enterprise Education. He has been the guest co-editor of 11 special economics sections in Social Education, the flagship journal of the National Council for the Social Studies. He has served on several nonprofit boards, including the national Association of Private Enterprise Education, Business and Economics Academy of Milwaukee (BEAM); Economics Wisconsin; Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies; and the Wisconsin Governor’s Council on Financial Literacy.

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