Markets and Economic Update for May 2021

David Lundgren, CFA, May 6, 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:
  • Detailed commentary regarding what is being proposed for the Infrastructure Bill and the American Family Plan, as well as how it will be paid for and the likelihood for passage.
  • COVID-19 vaccine progress, how the rest of the world is doing and what impact is being made on the global economy and global supply chain.
  • A discussion on the 1Q GDP report, and an outlook for 2Q and beyond.
  • A solid month for stocks with incredible 1st quarter earnings reports but some trends that warrant watching for the next month as well as the rest of the year.
  • Why rates have traded down for most of the month and the latest information from the Fed.

 

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