Dwight Johnston

Dwight Johnston, chief economist of the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues, has more than 30 years of investment experience with financial institutions in a variety of roles. For the past 15 years, beginning with his role as economist for WesCorp, Johnston has focused on economic and market information and education for credit unions. He is the author of a popular economic commentary website and is a frequent speaker at credit union board planning sessions and industry conferences. He is also president of Dwight Johnston Economics. Johnston’s mission is to demystify economics and the markets, make a sometimes dry topic entertaining, and help credit unions understand and prepare for an uncertain economic environment. 

Johnston is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. He currently resides in Claremont, CA.

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By Dwight Johnston | Jan. 18, 2018

Plus, a congressional spending bill vote looms.

By Dwight Johnston | Dec. 1, 2017

A change in the funds rate and 10-year note would bring the yield curve back into the realm of normal after years of being out of bounds.

By Dwight Johnston | Nov. 16, 2017

Why we might not see a higher funds rate next year.

By Dwight Johnston | Nov. 10, 2017

What the potential for tax reform means for the stock market.

By Dwight Johnston | Nov. 2, 2017

And what we can expect of the new Fed Chairman.