There are plenty of reasons to feel jittery about the markets in 2020.
Falling interest rates are making it more challenging to live on a fixed income. Ongoing trade tensions have capped economic growth expectations.
And the current political climate has divided the nation to levels that predate the Dow Jones.
With the late-cycle economy seeing cracks and investors worried about a market panic, more and more people are shifting their portfolios from stocks and government bonds to real estate and income-generating alternative assets.
But let's be honest about today's real estate markets. There are real concerns about the state of the real estate markets in leading cities around the country like New York, Chicago, and San Francisco.
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And it's all thanks to the taxes you pay.
Today, I want to talk about one city that can withstand a recession even in the face of economic woes. Even at the height of the 2008 financial crisis, this town effectively had a recession-proof moat around it…
The REIT I will discuss today focuses exclusively on this region, where home and commercial real estate are expected to climb in the years ahead – no matter who wins the 2020 election.
Let's get started…
The Nation's Capital Looks Recession-Proof
About the Author
Garrett Baldwin is a globally recognized research economist, financial writer, and consultant with degrees from Northwestern, Johns Hopkins, Purdue, and Indiana University. He is a seasoned financial and political risk analyst, with a focus on stocks, hedge funds, private equity, blockchain, and housing policy. He has conducted risk assessment projects for clients in 27 countries, and consulted on policy and financial operations for some of the nation's largest financial institutions, including a $1.5 trillion credit fund, a $43 billion credit and auto loan giant, as well as two of the largest Wall Street banks by assets under management.
Garrett joined Money Map Press as an economist and researcher in 2011, specializing in alternative strategies with an emphasis on fundamental and technical analysis.