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Financial Literacy Day: Session IV Global Economic Outlook

VIDEO April 7, 2018

Speaker / Author

Michael Drury

Chief Economist, McVean Trading & Investments

Michael Drury is the chief economist for McVean Trading & Investments, LLC. He joined the firm in 1992, after serving for five years as senior economist with Allen Sinai at Shearson Lehman Brothers and its successor firms. Michael began his career in New York in 1982 as senior economist at A. Gary Shilling and Company. He received his B.S. in economics from the Georgia Institute of Technology and did his graduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Michael assesses macroeconomic developments around the world to help develop hedging strategies using futures markets in interest rates, currencies and industrial materials. He travels ... Read More

Jeff Uscher

Head of Research, Jeff Uscher’sJapan Insider

Jeff Uscher's Japan Insider provides professional investors with the news, information and insight they need to enhance their understanding of Japanese financial markets, the Japanese economy and politics in Japan. Co-founder and Head of Research Jeff Uscher has been actively involved in the Japanese financial markets for more than four decades. His unique background and extensive experience make him a genuine expert on Japan and its financial markets. Jeff reads and speaks Japanese fluently. He scours Japanese language sources for news, information and insights that are often unavailable in English. Jeff Uscher's Japan Insider aims to bring its clients the in-depth knowledge and expert, unbiased opinion ... Read More

Leland R. Miller

Chief Executive Officer, China Beige Book International

A leading authority on China’s economy and financial system, Leland works closely with chief investment officers and corporate boards on their trading and investment strategies, while helping them mitigate long-term risks using China Beige Book’s™ proprietary forecasting platform. Leland is a frequent commentator on media outlets such as CNBC, Bloomberg TV & Radio, CNN, BNN, BBC, and FOX Business, and he has served as a featured guest host of two of the financial world’s top morning news shows, CNBC Squawk Box and Bloomberg Surveillance. His work is featured regularly in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, TIME, New Yorker, ... Read More

Michael McKee

International Economics and Politics Correspondent, Bloomberg Radio/TV

Michael McKee is the International Economics and Policy Correspondent for Bloomberg TV and Radio, covering market and political developments, economic trends and central banks in the United States and around the globe. He was formerly co-host of Bloomberg Radio's daily "Surveillance" program, and the weekly political program "Bloomberg View."  McKee covered Congress, the White House, the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department for Bloomberg News, and has written for Bloomberg Markets, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Bloomberg.com.  He's been a regular at many international economic gatherings, including meetings of the G-7, the World Bank and IMF, APEC, and the World Economic Forum in Davos. Prior ... Read More