Economic forum answers questions in Statesboro

STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) - Craig Harris of Synovus Trust Company spoke to hundreds of business owners and investors gathered Wednesday about what the economic future holds.

He reminded them that times of high unemployment traditionally yeild high returns in investments. He also talked about the positive and negative effects of factors such as low interest rates. He said investors should look past all the political rhetoric to the parts of the economy that will affect them.

"All this dialogue is good because of the usually negative context. The hopelessness in the dialogue sometimes isn't helpful to anybody. Because, if you look at this country, we've always dealt with our issues.

Roughly 500 people attended the two forum sessions, sponsored by Statesboro's Sea Island Bank.

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