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Can Consumers Keep Spending?

January 10, 2020

Consumer spending represents more than 70% of U.S. gross domestic product and a resilient consumer has kept the current economic expansion afloat. In the latest ClearBridge podcast, Consumer Discretionary Analyst Neal Austria and Consumer Staples and Durables Analyst Rob Buesing join Investment Strategist Jeff Schulze to discuss catalysts behind consumer strength and how to invest in this trend in the year ahead.  

Neal Austria

Senior Analyst - Consumer Discretionary
17 Years experience
10 Years at ClearBridge

Robert Buesing

Senior Research Analyst - Consumer Staples
8 Years experience
3 Years at ClearBridge

Jeffrey Schulze, CFA

Investment Strategist
14 Years experience
5 Years at ClearBridge

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