Outlook 2017: U.S., Europe and China at a Crossroads | American Funds



Outlook 2017: U.S., Europe and China at a Crossroads

Heading into to 2017, the global economy faces a number of daunting challenges. The prospect of higher U.S. interest rates, Great Britain’s exit from the European Union, China’s decelerating economy and the implications of the U.S. presidential election are top of mind as investors look for opportunities in a slow-growth world. Capital Group economists Darrell Spence, Robert Lind and Stephen Green offer their views on the global outlook, including:

  • Slow-but-steady growth in the U.S. despite higher interest rates
  • Europe’s uncertain recovery amid rising political risks
  • China’s difficult but inevitable shift to a consumer-driven economy
Friday, Dec. 09, 2016
60 minutes

Featured Speakers

Darrell R. Spence Economist
Robert Lind Economist
Stephen Green
Stephen Green Economist
Will McKenna
Will McKenna Moderator, Vice President

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