Notes from the Ground: The United States

Focus on Florida

Kathleen Gallagher
clock • 8 min read

If you walk the streets of Naples, Florida, your first impression is likely to be about the extreme wealth of the area.

And you would not be wrong. Naples has sixth highest per capita income in the United States and the second highest proportion of millionaires per capita. Safe to say, it should be fairly insulated from the current economic crisis and dilemmas plaguing most of the globe. However, Florida finds itself as an epicentre of major debates concerning if, what and where to invest when it comes to the US. Inflation issues It is hard to discuss the economic and investment case for anywhere in the world without broaching inflation, and the US is no exception. Speaking to service worker...

To continue reading this article...

Join Investment Week for free

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the investment industry, including the Sustainable Hub covering fund news from the ESG space
  • Get ahead of regulatory and technological changes affecting fund management
  • Important and breaking news stories selected by the editors delivered straight to your inbox each day
  • Weekly members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from leading industry experts
  • Be the first to hear about our extensive events schedule and awards programmes

Join now

 

Already an Investment Week
member?

Login

More on US

Federal Reserve holds interest rate steady amid cooling inflation
US

Federal Reserve holds interest rate steady amid cooling inflation

5.25-5.5% hold

clock 13 June 2024 • 2 min read
US appeals court rejects SEC's new disclosure rules for private equity and hedge funds
US

US appeals court rejects SEC's new disclosure rules for private equity and hedge funds

A ‘significant victory’ for markets

clock 06 June 2024 • 1 min read
Can the Fed ignore political pressures as the presidential election approaches?
US

Can the Fed ignore political pressures as the presidential election approaches?

Central bank independence questioned

Christophe Boucher and Benoît Begoc
clock 31 May 2024 • 4 min read
Trustpilot