Dawn of the Decade: What to Expect From Consumer Spending

By Branden Rife  JAN 15, 2010 8:20 AM

Branden Rife on why it all comes down to consumer behavior.

 


So long 2009. It’s been a wild year, but now everyone’s attention is on the future.

Minyanville sat down with 15 of our professors to get their take on what to expect in 2010. What will be the dominant themes for the year? Which companies or sectors could be hot? Where is the dollar headed? Will gold’s run ever stop?

Check out Minyanville’s Dawn of the Decade page for answers to all this and more.

Featured Interview: Branden Rife

Branden Rife is currently the Head Trader for Alaris Trading Partners LLC.

When it comes to economic recovery, Branden is focused on the importance of consumer spending. We asked him why he thought repairing the consumer’s balance sheet was so important to market stabilization. In addition, Branden shared his thoughts on the future of housing in 2010, and why the sector remains critical to the overall economy.

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