January 21, 2021 at 1 pm EST
The US is struggling to recover from its worst recession in recent history. The road to economic safety is a slow one and continues to be fraught with potholes in its post-COVID recovery. The 2021 Economic outlook depends on mobility, restrictions and the speed of the vaccine. Households are spending and businesses are adding jobs to their rosters, amidst promising vaccine news. The Fed remains committed to stabilizing the economy while the government recently extended emergency stimulus. But, the Longer the duration of virus this worse the outcome. The U.S. could fall back into recession if the virus spreads further with not enough stimulus to cushion the blow. All while the U.S. dispute with China worsens. Learn more here.
February 4, 2021 at 1 pm EST
Eric will be discussing the outlook on the demand for commercial insurance under ongoing pandemic conditions – what happened in 2020 and what to look forward to in 2021. Of particular interest will be the response of certain critical small commercial sectors, such as construction, in 2021 and the growth and profitability of each industry and size sector. Eric will also discuss the nature of forecasting under volatile conditions, and review some of the key differentiators between ISO’s approach and other approaches. Learn more here.
Virtual Event - April 15, 22, 29
October 17-19, 2021