Economist’s View of the Economy
A recent speaking assignment at the Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, VA, allowed me the opportunity to listen to a national economist, Jeff Thredgold, from Salt Lake City, UT. He is a very good professional speaker and has been featured on CNBC and many of the financial networks.
Thredgold indicated that the U.S. would be in a period of low inflation. He gave four basic reasons:
Thredgold has written a real funny economist’s joke book titled On the One Hand. Here goes: An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things they predicted yesterday didn’t happen today!
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Editors' note: Dave Kohl, The Corn and Soybean Digest Trends Editor, is an ag economist specializing in business management and ag finance. He recently retired from Virginia Tech, but continues to conduct applied research and travel extensively in the U.S. and Canada, teaching ag and banking seminars and speaking to producer and agribusiness groups.
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