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Repo Market, Monetary Policy, & Liquidity

VIDEO October 10, 2019

Speaker / Author

Bob Eisenbeis, Ph.D.

Chief Monetary Economist, Cumberland Advisors

Dr. Robert A. Eisenbeis serves as Cumberland Advisors’ Vice Chairman and Chief Monetary Economist. In this capacity, he advises Cumberland’s asset managers on developments in US financial markets, the domestic economy and their implications for investment and trading strategies. Dr. Eisenbeis was formerly Executive Vice-President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, where he advised the bank’s president on monetary policy for FOMC deliberations and was in charge of basic research and policy analysis. Prior to that, he was the Wachovia Professor of Banking at the Kenan-Flagler School of Business at the University of North Carolina at ... Read More

Christopher Whalen

Chairman, Whalen Global Advisors LLC

Richard Christopher Whalen is an investment banker and author who lives in New York City. He is Chairman of Whalen Global Advisors LLC and focuses on the financial services, mortgage finance and technology sectors. Christopher is a member of FINRA and is associated with J.V.B. Financial in New York. From 2014 through 2017, Christopher was Senior Managing Director and Head of Research at Kroll Bond Rating Agency, where he was responsible for ratings by the firm’s Financial Institutions and Corporate Ratings Groups. He was a co-founder and principal of Institutional Risk Analytics from 2003 through 2013. Over the past three ... Read More

William Kennedy

GIC Vice Chair of Programs

Bill Kennedy has thirty years of financial services experience advising pensions, hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds and wealthy families.  Most recently, Mr. Kennedy was the Chief Investment Officer of Fieldpoint Private, a member of the bank’s Board of Directors and Chairman of the bank’s investment committee.  Previously, Mr. Kennedy was a Managing Director at Citigroup Global Markets Inc., a member of Citigroup’s Management Committee and the Global Director of Research supporting the firm’s institutional capital markets businesses and was based in New York and Tokyo.  Mr. Kennedy held various senior positions at Century Atlantic Capital, Guy Carpenter & Company and the ... Read More