Strategies for Markets in Transition

2021: The View Ahead

Biden and Democrats Take Control Despite Trump Protesters

  • Georgia runoffs results: The 2020 US general elections ended with a Democratic sweep of two critical Georgia Senate seats.
  • Political implications: The election of two liberal Senators could embolden the progressive wing of the Democratic Party.
  • Policy implications: Democratic control of the Senate all but ensures that Biden will be able to get his Cabinet approved.
  • Investment implications: We believe more fiscal stimulus and ensuing bond issuance, as well as a likely infrastructure bill, could put upward pressure on US yields. 

  

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Discover More About the View Ahead

Markets have continued to transition. Understanding what’s happening in the economy and markets can help start investor and financial professional conversations about opportunities in 2021.

2021 Economic & Market Update Quick Guide

Share this economic and market summary with clients to set the stage and help identify opportunities.

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