Wescott Keynote Speech at Equipment Leasing & Finance Association Annual Convention

Wescott Keynote Speech at Equipment Leasing & Finance Association Annual Convention

October 21, 2013

On October 21 in Orlando, FL, Keybridge President Robert F. Wescott was a keynote speaker at the Equipment Leasing & Finance Association’s 52nd Annual Convention.  Dr. Wescott presented findings from Keybridge’s latest report on the State of the Equipment Finance Industry, in addition to his latest outlook for the U.S. economy and equipment investment.

Related Documents: Keybridge – ELFA Conference – Oct 2013

Keybridge’s Karson Predicts Slow Growth in Equipment Demand

Keybridge’s Karson Predicts Slow Growth in Equipment Demand

October 17, 2013

Keybridge Senior Director, Adam Karson, provided his views on the potential for slow growth in equipment investment over the short-term.  Karson argued that “Businesses are likely to say: ‘We are pretty comfortable with our capacity so there is not a whole lot of need to expand the number of plants we have.'”

Links: MNI

Oil & the Debt: A Historical & Prospective Analysis of the Impact of U.S. Oil Dependence on the Federal Debt

Oil & the Debt: A Historical & Prospective Analysis of the Impact of U.S. Oil Dependence on the Federal Debt

September 24, 2013

Oil & the Debt: A Historical & Prospective Analysis of the Impact of U.S. Oil Dependence on the Federal Debt

Links: AEI; SAFE report page and blog post; News Stories in WSJ and FuelFix; Interview of Rob Wescott on Fox Business News.

Oil & the Debt: A Historical & Prospective Analysis of the Impact of U.S. Oil Dependence on the Federal Debt

Oil & the Debt: A Historical & Prospective Analysis of the Impact of U.S. Oil Dependence on the Federal Debt

September 12, 2013

This economic modeling analysis identifies oil prices and oil dependence as meaningful contributors to both the current fiscal imbalance and the worrisome federal budget outlook.

Related Documents: Keybridge – SAFE Oil and the Debt

Thoughts on End of Summer U.S. Economic Data

Thoughts on End of Summer U.S. Economic Data

August 30, 2013

Keybridge’s Robert Wescott analyzes the mixed picture resulting from the latest U.S. economic data.  Dr. Wescott concludes that with a weak start to key components of GDP – consumption and capital spending – the third quarter may see only modest growth.

Related Documents: Key Insight – End Of Summer Economic Data – Aug 2013