What are the top five economic questions people are asking?
- Will the economy continue to expand? Yes, at least through 2019
- Is the trade war with China hurting us? Yes, but not enough to derail growth
- What’s my biggest fear about the economy? Debt – the economy taking on too risky debt, which usually happens prior to a recession
- Will interest rates continue to rise? Yes, but slowly and slightly
- Is the stock market overvalued and ready to crash? Not smart enough to know!!
The Economic Perspective is an NC State Extension program from the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.