Economy and Market Update
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning presents an Update on the Markets and Economy by Hugh Johnson, who will share a detailed forecast for the economy through 2015, as well as for employment and inflation, Federal Reserve policy, short and long-term interest rates and stock prices. He will also comment on the risks facing investors and business: Europe, China, other emerging markets, and geopolitical conditions and the impact on the global economy.
Johnson is the Chairman of Hugh Johnson Advisors, LLC, where he manages $1.2 billion in equity, fixed income and cash investments for individuals and institutional clients and serves as a consultant to $1.2 billion in institutional assets. He serves as an advisor (Investment Advisory Committee) for the New York Common Retirement System, an economic advisor to the New York State Committee on Ways and Means, and an Adjunct Professor at Union Graduate School. He also serves on a number of boards. In his spare time, he enjoys his home in Vermont, plays golf, and continues to dream of playing in the National Hockey League.
The lecture will take place on Wednesday, September 24, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at Burr and Burton Academy in the Hunter Seminar Room. Registration is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. For more information, contact Liz Berard at 802-867-0111. Register online at greenmtnacademy.org.