2020 CAPITAL MARKETS FORECAST
Our 2020 Vision
Market Tug of War: The interplay of productivity, populism, and portfolios
INSIDE THE 2020 CAPITAL MARKETS FORECAST


With technological
advancements boosting
productivity across every sector and
industry, why is this
growth not reflected in the
economic data?

Technology has propelled
productivity but its gains in the jobs
market and income growth have been
uneven across the wealth spectrum,
leading to a revival of
political and economic populism

There are two sets of
dueling forces at play:
productivity vs. populism and monetary
policy vs. trade policy—and the way it shakes out will affect portfolios







 

Wilmington Trust's Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth and senior Wilmington Trust and M&T Bank leaders discuss the 2020 Capital Markets Forecast and economic outlook.


Wilmington Trust's Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth and senior Wilmington Trust and M&T Bank leaders discuss the 2020 Capital Markets Forecast and economic outlook.









 
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 Luke Tilley, Chief Economist
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Boston
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Albany
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NY
Binghamton
 Eric Taylor, National Investment Advisory Lead
 Meghan Shue, Head of Investment Strategy
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Hudson Valley
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Villanova
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 Luke Tilley, Chief Economist
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Wilmington
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 Luke Tilley, Chief Economist
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 Tony Roth, Chief Investment Officer
 Luke Tilley, Chief Economist
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 Luke Tilley, Chief Economist
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MD, VA
Greater DC
 Tony Roth, Chief Investment Officer
 Luke Tilley, Chief Economist
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Bethesda
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 Luke Tilley, Chief Economist
 Meghan Shue, Head of Investment Strategy
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Rochester
 Tony Roth, Chief Investment Officer
 Luke Tilley, Chief Economist
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Buffalo
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 Luke Tilley, Chief Economist
 Meghan Shue, Head of Investment Strategy
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 Tony Roth, Chief Investment Officer
 Luke Tilley, Chief Economist
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Harrisburg
 Tony Roth, Chief Investment Officer
 Matt Glaser, Head of Equities, Nontraditional Investments, and Manager Research
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In the news

CNBC
Chief Investment Officer: Watch for a rotation out of U.S. stocks next year

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Bloomberg
Stocks reach record highs as U.S. tax vote looms: markets wrap

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MarketWatch
Stocks close at records in broad tax-driven rally; Dow posts 70th record close of 2017

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Morningstar
Bank rally leads stocks to records on tax-plan optimism

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Fox Business News
Stock market hits records on tax-cut optimism; Nasdaq tops 7,000 for first time

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Washington Post
Finance 202: The GOP tax plan's lopsided numbers

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Tony Roth Discusses the 2019 Outlook
December, 2018 | 3:14
Learn more about Tony Roth

Tony Roth is Chief Investment Officer for Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors. As head of its Investment Committee, he plays a key role in developing and delivering investment services to wealth, institutional, and brokerage clients. He also provides strategic direction for the firm's asset management investment activities, including asset allocation, manager research, and portfolio construction.

Prior to joining Wilmington Trust in 2014, Tony was Chief Investment Officer for Aquitaine Management and UBS Wealth Management Americas, respectively. Earlier in his career, he was founder and co-head of the Advisory Services Division at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc., served as director of the Family Wealth Group at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., and was a tax attorney at Cleary Gottlieb in New York.

Tony earned his law degree from Harvard Law School. He holds a master's degree in French and International Tax Law from Université Panthéon Sorbonne, and graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a degree in Philosophy.

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FEBRUARY
NEW YORK
Binghamton – February 5

 
Fishkill/Hudson Valley – February 6

 
Syracuse – February 6

 
Albany – February 7

 
New York City – February 14

PENNSYLVANIA
Williamsport – February 7

 
Lancaster – February 19

 
Wilkes-Barre – February 21

MARYLAND
Baltimore – February 12

WASHINGTON, DC
Washington, DC – February 12

NEW JERSEY
Orange – February 21

 
Tarrytown – February 27

 
Haddonfield – February 28

MARCH
CONNECTICUT
Greenwich – March 26

NEW YORK
Buffalo – March 13

PENNSYLVANIA
Lehigh – March 7



Stay on the cutting edge with the latest insights
Quarterly Call
Listen to the replay of the quarterly client call to hear our experts share their insights on markets, the economy, and tax reform.
Listen to the replay  


Wilmington Wire
Real-time blog posts on the latest financial happenings and the investment news of the day.
Read more  


Capital Perspectives
Monthly investment analysis and insight from Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors.
Read more  




In the news

CNBC
Chief Investment Officer: Watch for a rotation out of U.S. stocks next year

Visit website
Bloomberg
Stocks reach record highs as U.S. tax vote looms: markets wrap

Visit website
MarketWatch
Stocks close at records in broad tax-driven rally; Dow posts 70th record close of 2017

Visit website
Morningstar
Bank rally leads stocks to records on tax-plan optimism

Visit website

Fox Business News
Stock market hits records on tax-cut optimism; Nasdaq tops 7,000 for first time

Visit website

Washington Post
Finance 202: The GOP tax plan's lopsided numbers

Visit website






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Analysis from our asset management team, including Capital Perspectives and Municipal Fixed Income Quarterly.


M&T Bank and Wilmington Trust, in partnership with Foreign Affairs magazine, invite you to watch the replay of our special bipartisan panel discussion, featuring political luminaries. What's in store for the global economy? Will the resurgence of populism heighten geopolitical tensions? And what will it all mean from a macroeconomic and market perspective? Watch the conversation unfold among eminent journalist and policy expert special guests as they tackle these important issues.