If you read the news regularly, you might think the future is pretty gloomy. The most optimistic news you probably hear is for a "new normal" of slow growth and high unemployment, and a millennial generation permanently scarred from the Great Recession.
Well, folks, Motley Fool contributor Jay Jenkins is here today to tell you otherwise. To him, the economic fundamentals are not as dire as they may seem. He sees a resilient next generation who will still buy homes and finance them. He sees innovation happening across industries, redefining what's possible and poised to propel the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX: ^GSPC ) for years to come.
In the video below, Jay works through the reasons he's optimistic about everything from E*TRADE (NASDAQ: ETFC ) and Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC ) to Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA ) and Solar City (NASDAQ: SCTY ) , and why he sees reasons to get excited about business and investing for years to come.
With the American markets reaching new highs, investors and pundits alike are skeptical about future growth. They shouldn't be. Many global regions are still stuck in neutral, and their resurgence could result in windfall profits for select companies. A recent Motley Fool report, "3 Strong Buys for a Global Economic Recovery," outlines three companies that could take off when the global economy gains steam. Click here to read the full report!