Next video:
Loading the player...

Greg Valliere, chief global strategist at Horizon Investments, says investors should keep a close eye on the U.S. budget deficit, America's skilled-labor shortage and threats in Asia.

Related Articles
  1. Insights

    Trump Budget and CBO Budget Differ Widely

    The size of the difference between the administration’s assumption about economic growth and that of the CBO is unprecedented.
  2. Personal Finance

    Current Account Deficits: Government Investment or Irresponsibility?

    Deficit can be a sign of trouble for some countries, and of health for others. Find out what it means when more funds are exiting than entering a nation.
  3. Investing

    US Budget Deficit to Top $1 Trillion by 2020: CBO

    The budget office estimates the tax overhaul to cost $1.9 trillion over 10 years.
  4. Investing

    Why Money Flow From Japan Matters to the U.S. Equity Market

    Discover why Japanese savers and investors may have a lot to say about the future of the U.S. equity market, and why the trade deficit is responsible.
  5. Personal Finance

    6 Things You Didn't Know About The U.S. Budget Deficit

    The country appears to be spiralling into more debt all the time, but is it really as bad as it looks?
  6. Insights

    Can The U.S Close Its Trade Deficit?

    The stronger dollar could have increased the U.S. trade deficit. Instead, economic growth issues abroad and falling oil prices have helped shrink it.
  7. Personal Finance

    Debt versus deficit: Understanding the differences

    An educational article explaining in detail how deficit differs from debt and how they are related.
  8. Insights

    Exploring the Current Account in the Balance of Payments

    Learn how a country's current account balance reflects the country's economic health.
  9. Insights

    How Much Does The U.S. Import From India?

    What is the value and composition of the U.S. trade deficit with its ninth largest trading partner?
  10. Personal Finance

    How budgeting works for companies

    Budgeting is an integral part of running a business efficiently and effectively. Learn more about the two types of budgets that companies commonly use: static and flexible.
Hot Definitions
  1. Working Capital

    Working capital, also known as net working capital is a measure of a company's liquidity and operational efficiency.
  2. Bond

    A bond is a fixed income investment in which an investor loans money to an entity (corporate or governmental) that borrows ...
  3. Compound Annual Growth Rate - CAGR

    The Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) is the mean annual growth rate of an investment over a specified period of time longer ...
  4. Net Present Value - NPV

    Net Present Value (NPV) is the difference between the present value of cash inflows and the present value of cash outflows ...
  5. Price-Earnings Ratio - P/E Ratio

    The Price-to-Earnings Ratio or P/E ratio is a ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative ...
  6. Internal Rate of Return - IRR

    Internal Rate of Return (IRR) is a metric used in capital budgeting to estimate the profitability of potential investments.
Trading Center