Rocky Mountain Economic Summit: Fourth Session

VIDEO July 15, 2014

Speaker / Author

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

Donald Rissmiller

Founding Partner of Strategas

Mr. Rissmiller is a founding Partner of Strategas and has directed the Firm's macroeconomic research efforts since 2006. He oversees Strategas' thematic research as well as high-frequency econometric forecasting.

Prior to co-founding Strategas in 2006, Mr. Rissmiller was an Economist and Managing Director at International Strategy & Investment (ISI) Group. Before joining ISI, he worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, focusing on the analysis of U.S. macroeconomic data and price/wage forecasting models. He is frequently quoted in the financial press. ... Read More

Kozo Koide

Asset Management One Co.  Ltd

Kozo Koide is the Chief Economist at Asset Management One Co.  Ltd.,  which  is  the largest Japanese asset management company with about 52 trillion yen (approximately 505 billion US$) assets under its management in October 2016. Asset Management One was established by four-party consolidation in Mizuho Financial Group in October 2016. He joined DIAM Co., Ltd. (formerly DL-IBJ Asset Management) in October 2000. Mr. Koide provides the economic view for investment strategies, formulates investment ideas and universe for investment trusts for DIAM.  He serves as  the exclusive member from an  asset management business of the Regular Interview Meeting by the ... Read More

Henry Mo, Ph.D.

Director and Head of the Macro Research and Modeling Team, AIG

Henry Mo joined AIG as a director and head of the macro research and modeling team December 2013. In this role, he is responsible for developing macroeconomic forecast models (U.S. housing prices, global medical inflation, etc.), reviewing vendor’s forecast models (U.K. housing prices), and providing the macro economic data/projections for the L&R and P&C GWPs. Previously, Dr. Mo worked as a director in the economics research team at Credit Suisse. His responsibilities included generating thematic economic research on issues facing both the global and US economies, managing the coordination of the firm’s global economics research effort with 40+ economists, and producing ... Read More

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