Despite headlines that suggest a looming crisis, manufacturing in the United States has been strong and portends continued growth in the coming months and years, economist Alan Beaulieu said. “Don’t let the headlines scare you into a recession,” he wrote in a recent blog post.

Alan BeaulieuDuring his appearance at Barnes Dennig’s 2011 Manufacturers Annual Seminar, Beaulieu forecasted growth through 2012, a mild recession in 2014, then renewed growth through 2017 – and he offered tips for taking advantage of this period of growth.

Beaulieu will be the featured speaker at our 2012 Manufacturers Annual Seminar, to be held November 7 and co-sponsored by DBL Law and Huntington Bank. Click here to register.

The event will be held the day after the Presidential election, and among the topics Beaulieu will discuss is the impact of the election results on ITR Economics’ forecast. Other topics include:

  • How will the economic problems in Europe and China impact the U.S.?
  • How long can interest rates stay low, and does it matter?
  • What can we expect from basic commodities, such as oil and copper?
  • Have the 2013 and 2014 forecasts changed since last year?

This event is presented free of charge.

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