Financial Health
January 6, 2020

2020 economic outlook: uncertainty amid a record expansion

Wells Fargo Securities experts note potential upside and downside risks to the economy in the year ahead.

Wells Fargo Securities economists Jay Bryson, Sarah House, and Michael Pugliese discuss the domestic and global outlook. (5:55)

In an overview of the 2020 Annual Economic Outlook based on the recently released report (PDF), experts from the Wells Fargo Securities Economics Group discuss the political, geopolitical, and policy uncertainties affecting the U.S. and global financial markets.

Economists Sarah House and Michael Pugliese join Acting Chief Economist Jay Bryson in a discussion of the events, trends, and policy changes that could affect global economies. The report further details the developments economists will be tracking in the year ahead, such as trade tensions, job growth, Brexit, and the upcoming U.S. presidential election.

The 2020 investment outlook

Wells Fargo Investment Institute (WFII) has also issued investment insights for the year ahead in its report “2020 Outlook: A Call for Resilience.” The WFII report includes an in-depth analysis of economic and market forecasts, including commentary about the global economy, equities, fixed income, real assets, alternative investments, and portfolio implementation actions.