The Year Ahead - First Trust’s 2024 Investment Outlook
Thursday 11 January 2024
2.00pm GMT / 3.00pm CET
For investors, 2023 presented more questions than answers. For example, are only seven stocks up? Is a recession happening? The list of known unknowns keeps growing, ranging from the ongoing conflicts in Europe and the Middle East to the economic uncertainty mostly driven by cooling inflation but stubbornly high consumer prices.
First Trust’s Chief Economist, Brian Wesbury, is still predicting a recession in the U.S during 2024. However, what does that mean for investors? Does a downturn in the economy mean that the stock market will follow suit? Is the rest of the S&P 500 still in a bear market? And what about everything else?
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