Fein: Housing Market Now a Leading Economic Indicator
Many forecasts do not call for a recession, but a significant slowdown
January 10, 2008
MDM Webcasts recently featured Pembroke Consulting President and Facing the Forces of Change author Adam Fein in Wholesale Distribution Economic Outlook: Adam Fein's First Look at 2008."Fein told participants that he does not see an extreme downturn coming, but that they should watch key indicators -especially related to housing -as the year moves forward.
In the Webcast, Fein tackled high-level economic issues, including the key dynamics behind today's economy, the economic outlook and implications for key distribution markets, and what participants should consider as they plan where their company will go in the next year.
The presentation centered on major markets that distributors sell into: construction, ...