Markets and Economic Update for March 2021

David Lundgren, CFA, March 10, 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.

   

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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:
  • COVID-19 trends, including progress with vaccines and herd immunity, as well as the implications for a timeline toward normalization
  • The long-term impacts of the Texas deep freeze and the power crisis it triggered
  • Current landscape for Senate confirmation of President Biden’s nominees and what it may mean for the administration’s agenda
  • An outlook on the American Rescue Plan as the Senate takes up discussion of the House’s $1.9 trillion bill
  • Economic and market repercussions of ongoing monetary and fiscal stimulus
  • Growth prospects for the domestic and global economies
  • A recap of first quarter earnings and recent stock performance
  • The recent run-up in interest rates
 
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March 2021 Economic Update Call Video
 
 
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