William Freund the New York Stock Exchange’s chief economist emeritus and a world-renowned expert on productivity, the markets and globalization, will deliver “What is Ahead: A Focused Analysis of the RV Industry” on Thursday, Dec. 3 from 8 – 9 a.m. at the 47th Annual National RV Trade Show in Louisville, Ky.

William Freund

William FreundThe economic crisis and ensuing plan to save the American economy has signaled an end to Wall Street as we know it and irrevocably altered the global business landscape, according to a news release from the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association. In a presentation tailored to the RV industry, Freund will examine:

  • How the bailout and regulatory changes will impact the overall business community, as Congress and the executive branch bring their legislative and policy powers to bear in the hopes of achieving increased transparency and accountability.
  • What is ahead for the RV industry including the financial markets, brokerage, financial services and banking.
  • The state of the stock market and an analysis of issues that will dictate interest rates, the deficit and the future of trading markets.
  • Developments at NYSE and NASDAQ and the implications for the future.

Freund served as chief economist of the exchange for 18 years, and is an expert in analyzing financial markets and investing, providing up-to-the-minute relevant information about the challenges the RV industry is facing and transforming the most recent political and economic headlines into business and investment advice.

Freund will speak to seminar attendees in the South Wing Mezzanine Level Ballroom . Seminar tickets cost $70 (advance) and $80 (on-site) and include a full breakfast at 7:30 a.m. To order tickets, contact RVIA’s Show Department at (703) 620-6003. ext. 365.