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Connor Lokar

As a millennial, Connor brings a new perspective to the world of economics, delivering ITR’s industry-leading accuracy to current C-suite executives while forging connections with the next generation of business leaders.
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Leading Indicators Hanging on Despite Second Wave
By Connor Lokar on August 13, 2020

The US has been battling a resurgent wave of COVID-19 cases since mid-June. While this situation constitutes a downside risk to our forecast for the US economy at large, we expect that...

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Housing Is Heating Back Up
By Connor Lokar on July 15, 2020

The US housing market is snapping back, and that is great news for anyone tied to that market and for the US economy in general. This comes after a categorically (and expectedly)...

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Stimulus Cavalry Came in April; Consumer Cavalry Was Stuck at Home
By Connor Lokar on June 15, 2020

The stimulus cavalry showed up in April, but consumer spending did not. The foundation has clearly been laid for consumer spending to come back on line. The question is, when will it?

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Housing and Nonresidential Construction Post COVID-19
By Connor Lokar on May 4, 2020

The US and global economic cycle was upended as a result of multiple black swan events including COVID-19, crashing and unprofitable oil pricing, and unprecedented state and local...

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Turning the High Beams Back On
By Connor Lokar on April 9, 2020

In my most recent TrendsTalk, I mentioned that we were having to "outdrive our headlights" in March.

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Time to Act?
By Connor Lokar on March 16, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak has generated a crisis mentality that is gripping much of the world and our client base, regardless of whether the mortality statistics support such a response. In...

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