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ECONOMIC BREAKFAST PREVIEW 2014

by: LAURA HAWLEY guest: Steve McTaggart January 15, 2014
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Co-Host
Steve McTaggart – Vice-President of Investments / Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Guest
Brian Wesbury – Chief Economist at First Trust Advisors, L.P.
Tony Villamil, PhD. – Co-Founder and Principle of the Washington Economics Group, Inc.

Today’s show will highlight the 2014 Economic Forecast Breakfast, and look back at the 2013 Economic Season, and a preview of the 2014 Economic outlook and welcome special guest Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist at First Trust AdvisorsL.P. and Tony Villamil, PhD., Co-Founder and Principle of the Washington Economics Group, Inc.

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In this episode we cover:

  • Preview of the 2014 Economic outlook with Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist at First Trust Advisors, L.P. and Tony Villamil, PhD., Co-Founder and Principle of the Washington Economics Group, Inc. (:40)
  • Post traumatic stress disorder. (1:36)
  • What is good for the US is better for Florida. (3:15)
  • America on (economic) steroids. (4:40)
  • Fracking, 3D printing, tablet, apps drive the economy (5:20)
  • It wasn’t just the pooling of mortgages that lead to the Housing Market Crash (8:20)
  • Quantitative Easing and ending it (12:00)
  • Hyper Inflation, Gold and the ineffectiveness of Quantitative Easing (16:45)
  • The Four Percent Growth Project as explained Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist at First Trust Advisors, L.P. (21:53)
  • Economics, Politics, and Predictions for the Economic Market in 2014 (32:10)

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Tweetable Topics:

The problem is that the Feds started the fire. – Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist at First Trust Advisors, L.P.

Free Markets work best at creating growth. – Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist at First Trust Advisors, L.P.

The velocity of the money isn’t there. – Tony Villamil, PhD., Co-Founder and Principle of the Washington Economics Group, Inc.

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Laura Hawley – CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company
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Steve McTaggart – Vice-President of Investments / Financial Advisor at Allen & Company
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Brian Wesbury – Chief Economist at First Trust Advisors, L.P.
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Tony Villamil, PhD. – Co-Founder and Principle of the Washington Economics Group, Inc.
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About LAURA HAWLEY

Laura began her lifelong career at Allen & Company as one of the youngest Financial Advisors in Florida more than 30 years ago.

A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER, Laura joined Allen & Company in 1983 and now serves as Senior Vice President and Chairperson of the Executive Committee. In addition, she was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2001. Laura played a crucial role in establishing the Viera office and served as Branch Manager until 2015. She holds Series 7, 66 and 24 licenses, as well as her Life, Health and Variable Annuities.

Laura’s holistic approach to financial planning, and her passion...