Markets and Economic Update for February 2021

David Lundgren, CFA, February 12, 2021

Welcome to the Markets and Economic Update, provided by the Hancock Whitney Asset Management team as an informational resource for clients and individuals who are interested in hearing our perspectives on current economic issues.

   Markets and Economic Update

 

Each month, senior leaders of Hancock Whitney’s Asset Management team discuss the latest news and events that impact markets and the economy. Topics covered on this month’s call include:
  • The most recent COVID-19 trends, vaccine progress, and herd immunity.
  • Latest executive orders, including a more in-depth discussion on potential impacts to the energy industry.
  • Fiscal policy negotiations.
  • 4th Quarter GDP recap and estimated economic growth going forward.
  • A summary on stock market returns in January, along with an earnings recap and outlook.
  • The GameStop saga and any potential long term market implications.
  • An update on interest rates.
 
See and hear this month's presentation by clicking on the play arrow below:
 
 
February 2021 HW Monthly Economic Update Call
 
 
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