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Feb 8 - 9 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

U.S. Economic Outlook for 2023 Webinar

With inflation showing widespread signs of easing in recent months, optimism is rising that the economy might be able to achieve a soft landing. However, the inflation level is still elevated despite its recent retreat. In the backdrop of high inflation, December’s U.S. retail sales showed the biggest drop in a year, suggesting weakening consumer demand and softer growth in 2023.

To ensure inflation will return to its long-term target, the Fed indicates that it will likely continue to tighten rates in 2023. Higher borrowing costs will likely weigh on corporate profits and consumer spending.

Join CRC’s Macro Team on Wednesday, February 8 at 12:00 pm ET when they host the U.S. Economic Outlook for 2023 Webinar.

As headwinds are expected to continue this year, CRC’s Macro Team will discuss where the U.S. economy is headed in 2023 to help you plan for uncertainties and hedge potential risks.

Key discussion topics include:

  • Inflation: CRC’s latest 2023 & 2024 inflation forecasts
  • Consumer spending: recent trends & forecasts on consumer spending, savings & balance sheet
  • Economy: GDP forecasts & recession risk analysis
  • Labor market: unemployment rate & wage growth forecasts
  • Raw materials & supply chain: progress of supply chain recovery (including updates on China) & raw material pricing trends

If you cannot attend the live session, you can still register to receive the presentation deck and audio replay we’ll send out after the call.


About the Presenter

Skylar Xie

Skylar Xie, CFA
Director of Macro Research
Cleveland Research Company

Skylar is the Director of Macro Research at Cleveland Research Company. She was one of the founders of CRC’s macro research, connecting the dots between CRC’s bottoms-up channel research and top-down economic data.

Skylar holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Beijing Jiaotong University in Beijing, China. She also holds a Master of Science in Finance and graduated with Dean’s Academic Reward from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. In May 2021, Skylar received her MBA from the Wharton Business School in Philadelphia, PA and is a CFA® charterholder.