Trump's Economy: Boom or Bust?


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Is the US economy headed for a boom or bust under the Trump administration? Now almost 90 days into his presidency, Donald Trump promised healthcare reform, big tax cuts, immigration restrictions, and a protectionist approach to creating new domestic jobs. The equities markets have shown strong gains since the election, but investors are nervous: Congress is a mess, and the world seems more and more chaotic. The Fed appears set on raising interest rates and bringing an end to its asset-buying spree, which may cause heartburn for debt-laden businesses and individuals. 

What does it mean for the US economy in the new Trump era? We invite you to join us for a seminar and panel discussion to make sense of it all. Speakers include Dr. Bob Murphy from Texas Tech University, Dr. Yuri Maltsev from Carthage College, and Jeff Deist from the Mises Institute.

Schedule   Thursday, May 18
Michigan Room of the University Club of Chicago

6:00 p.m.  Reception
6:45 p.m. Jeff Deist “Is the Sky Falling?”
7:00 p.m. Yuri Maltsev “Trump and Russia”
7:20 p.m.  Bob Murphy  ”Austrians, the Chicago School, and the Trump Economy”
7:40 p.m. Discussion
8:00 p.m. Adjourn

The event takes place Thursday, May 18, in the Michigan Room of the University Club of Chicago (76 East Monroe Street at the corner of Monroe and Michigan Avenues). While the program will be geared toward an intelligent lay audience, CFAs and other financial professionals are encouraged to attend. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome, and may apply for scholarships below.

$25 registration fee includes light hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer, coffee, and sodas. Space will be limited to 100 attendees. Register below.

Business attire (tie optional) is requested. 

Student Scholarship Applications

Students wishing to apply for a scholarship for for this event should submit an application and student ID using this Student Event Scholarship Application Form.

Special thanks to Chris Casey and Brent Rentmeester of WindRock Wealth Management for making this event possible.

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