U.S. Economic Update: Latest Outlook

Key Recessionary Findings for 2H20 Demand Planning

Examination and findings on economic leading indicators

Welcome to the Economic Outlook Series

As we’re facing many new and escalating challenges on the global economic front, particularly from COVID-19 (coronavirus), it is essential first to recognize the impact that this health crisis is having on lives around the world.

In his latest U.S. economic report, Mr. Andrew Duguay, Prevedere’s Chief Economist, discusses economic indicators and signals from conflicting government data and changing consumer trends.

The report focuses on leading indicators for micro-recessions and micro-recoveries across industries. The examination into leading economic signals provides awareness of the recovery complexities beyond the headlines. It’s increasingly apparent how diverse the recovery landscape is.

Mr. Duguay also takes an in-depth look at economic outlook dashboards, including Food & Beverage, Automotive, Steel, and others. He illustrates how and what indicators are most critical to industry recovery that will likely come in waves.


Andrew Duguay – Chief Economist Prevedere, Inc.

Mr. Duguay is a Chief Economist for Prevedere, a predictive analytics company that helps provides business leaders a real-time insight into their company’s future performance. Prior to his role at Prevedere, Andrew was a Senior Economist at ITR Economics. Andrew’s commentary and expertise have been featured in NPR, Reuters, and other publications. Andrew has an MBA and a degree in Economics. He has received a Certificate in Professional Forecasting from the Institute for Business Forecasting and Certificates in Economic Measurement, Applied Econometrics, and Time-Series Analysis and Forecasting from the National Association for Business Economics.

About Prevedere, Inc.
Prevedere is a predictive analytics software company that delivers insights into future business outcomes based on current economic trends. Our predictive economic intelligence helps executives see what lies ahead for their business and solve for upcoming risks and opportunities. Our SaaS solutions apply the power of machine learning and predictive modeling to more than 2.5 million indicators of global economic and consumer activity. Prevedere customers include Fortune 500 industry leaders in retail, manufacturing, and consumer packaged goods. To learn more, visit www.prevedere.comand follow @Prevedere on Twitter.

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