Danielle DiMartino Booth: ‘Worst Kept Secret’ Is Keeping Economy Alive, But Not For Long

The David Lin Report, Released on 7/31/23

Danielle DiMartino Booth, CEO of QI Research, discusses the drivers of consumer spending, the possibility of more layoffs coming, and investment implications.

0:00 – Intro
0:35 – Bank failures
4:00 – Consumer delinquencies
5:00 – Employee retention credit
9:00 – Consumer sentiment
12:10 – Inflation
15:48 – Fed policy
18:20 – Dollar
20:22 – Federal interest payments
22:05 – Asset allocation
24:30 – Recession-proof assets
26:30 – QI Research

Danielle DiMartino Booth is Founder & CEO of QI Researcha research and analytics firm. She spent nine years as an advisor to Richard W. Fisher at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Danielle left the Fed in 2015 to found Money Strong, LLC, an economic consulting firm and launched a weekly economic newsletter She is the author of Fed Up: An Insider’s Take on Why the Federal Reserve is Bad for America. DiMartino Booth began her career in New York at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Credit Suisse, where she worked fixed income and the public and private equity markets. Danielle earned her BBA as a College of Business Scholar at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from the University of Texas at Austin and an MS in Journalism from Columbia University.

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