Reflections on 25 Years Following The U.S. Economy

Lessons Learned from 25 Years of Forecasting the Economy The summer of 2009 marked my 25th year of analyzing the economy on a professional basis. Through this period I have had a front row seat to the Reagan Revolution and economic boom that followed it, the 1987 stock market crash, the collapse of the savings and loan industry, the fall of the Soviet Union, a couple of huge real estate cycles … Lessons Learned from 25 Years of Forecasting the Economy The summer of 2009 marked my 25th year of analyzing the economy on a professional basis. Through this period I have had a front row seat to the Reagan Revolution and economic boom that followed it, the 1987 stock market crash, the collapse of the savings and loan industry, the fall of the Soviet Union, a couple of huge real estate cycles and credit crunches, a stunning stock market boom and spectacular crash, the rise, fall and re-emergence of newly industrialized economies, a handful of oil shocks, the 9/11 attacks, a couple of wars and the rewriting of the rules governing the financial markets. Thank you for your interest in Wells Fargo’s Economic Commentary by Email. You are receiving this message because you have requested Economic Commentary information and updates sent via email. If you no longer wish to receive these emails, please click on the following link to access the Economic Commentary by Email registration page: http://www.wachovia.com/economicsemail.

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