Tag: Kevin Hassett

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Trump advisor Hassett expects economy to defy earlier doomsday predictions with 3% growth

April 22, 2019


Stronger economic data recently signals a continuation of the 3% GDP growth rate, Kevin Hassett, an economic advisor to President Donald Trump, said Monday on CNBC. “The first quarter is usually a little bit low. I think there’s almost more […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Top Trump economic adviser says shutdown could led to zero GDP in the first quarter

January 23, 2019

Via: Market Watch

The U.S. economy might not grow at all in the first three months of 2019 if the partial government shutdown goes on much longer, President Trump’s top economic adviser says. Kevin Hassett said in an interview with CNN that gross […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Trump advisor Hassett: Emerging markets fallout, not US inflation, poses ‘biggest risk’ to economy

October 10, 2018


A more severe downturn in emerging markets is the “biggest risk” to the U.S. economy, not domestic inflation, a top economic advisor to President Donald Trump told CNBC on Wednesday. “I’m very concerned about emerging markets. If you look at […]