World Class Economists Share 2016 Financial Forecasts At The Annual Economic Outlook Luncheon

Jan 15, 2016, 10:35 ET from The Executives' Club of Chicago

CHICAGO, Jan. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1,500 of Chicago's business elite will convene at one of the city's most popular events for more than 35 years, The Executives' Club of Chicago's Annual Economic Outlook Luncheon.

At this lively debate, world-class economists will provide their financial forecasts for economic growth and interest rates, as well as the global investment outlook. The thought-provoking discussion will cover topics including: China, U.S. presidential elections, the bond market, real estate, foreign exchange, and stock sectors. Then, to continue with the respected tradition, each panelist will offer their investment advice for a hypothetical portfolio.

Gain insights into the global economic forecast, from a highly respected global investment advisor, an award-winning economic forecaster and one of the most influential women in business, a former Chief Economist to the U.S. Congress, and a nationally renowned expert on personal finance, markets and the economy.

Event Details

  • Annual Economic Outlook Luncheon: Tues., January 19, 2016
    Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E. Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60601
    Registration and Networking: 11:00 a.m.; Luncheon: 12:00-1:45 p.m.


    • Dr. Bob Froehlich, Director, American Realty Capital; Chairman & CEO, Kane County Cougars
    • Diane Swonk, Distinguished Fellow, National Association for Business Economics
    • Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist, First Trust Advisors, L.P.


    • Terry Savage, Tribune Content Agency Syndicated Columnist

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