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2019 Business Outlook – How will Southeastern businesses be affected?

In Blog by Capital Business Funding

There are some cautionary items to ponder. Interest rates will rise next year, perhaps quicker then the market anticipates as the Fed will have to stay ahead of wage growth putting inflationary pressure on goods and services. We are at full employment and wage growth is picking up now and although this is good for Main Street it will impact corporate earnings negatively and likely reduce any strong growth in earnings that could drive stock prices considerably higher.