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April 3, 2020
Jeffrey Rosenberg, Senior Portfolio Manager on BlackRock's Systematic Fixed Income Team, believes it will be a long time before consumer behavior and confidence is restored in the U.S. Ellen Zentner, Morgan Stanley Chief U.S. Economist, says a strong social safety net will keep a coronavirus recession from becoming a depression. Larry Kudlow, National Economic Council Director, says he does not expect to see any movements in regards to tariffs right now. Amrita Sen, Energy Aspects Chief Oil Analyst, says no amount of oil supply cut will take care of the demand losses.
April 2, 2020
Lori Calvasina, RBC Capital Markets, says the end of March market rally was due to a positive reaction out of Washington. Jason Furman, Harvard University professor and Former Obama Economic Advisor, says there will be very high unemployment for the rest of this year and next year. Michael Gapen, Barclays Chief U.S. Economist, says March jobs report is already old news; jobless claims data is the most important information we have. Jonathan Miller, Miller Samuel Real Estate Appraisers & Consultants, details how the housing market is dealing with fallout from the coronavirus.
April 1, 2020
Olivier Blanchard, Peterson Institute Senior Fellow, says getting the infection rate down is an absolute priority. Bill Dudley, Former New York Fed President, says the post-pandemic economic recovery will not be as powerful as hoped because of higher debt burdens. Abby Joseph Cohen, Goldman Sachs Advisory Director & Senior Investment Strategist, says that U.S. monetary and fiscal policy is moving in the right direction. Michael Shaoul, Marketfield Asset Management Chairman & Portfolio Manager, says there is nothing normal about where markets are today. David Rubenstein, Carlyle Group Co-Chairman, breaks down his interview with Former U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis.
March 31, 2020
Carmen Reinhart, Harvard Kennedy School Professor of the International Finance System, says the coronavirus, Saudi-Russia oil war, and risk of debt defaults have created a perfect storm for emerging markets. Mohamed Younis, Gallup Editor in Chief, reports that 52% of working Americans say their financial situation has already been affected by the coronavirus. Oliver Chen, Cowen Senior Equity Research Analyst, says the speed and viability of consumer spending post-crisis will be challenging. Shahab Jalinoos Credit Suisse Head of FX and Macro Trading Strategy, expects dollar strength to be relatively short-term. Julia Coronado, MacroPolicy Perspectives Founder & President, says the effectiveness of U.S. fiscal stimulus measures will determine if businesses can stay open and restart operations.
March 30, 2020
Francisco Blanch, Bank of America Global Head of Commodities & Derivatives Research, expects to see the steepest decline in global oil consumption before the summer. James Bullard, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President, says the Fed has capacity to carry 10% more debt. Bruce Kasman, JPMorgan Chief Economist and Managing Director of Global Research, says he wouldn't be surprised to see more Fed action. Richard Haass, Council on Foreign Relations President, says the United States will become less dependent on single supply sources in the future as a result of the coronavirus. Sebastien Galy, Nordea Bank Senior Macro Strategist, believes the Fed will continue to surprise and adapt to this brutal situation.
March 27, 2020
Catherine Mann, Citi Global Chief Economist, says there will be no second half rebound in 2020 if businesses that do not borrow bonds go bankrupt. Robert Kaplan, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President, sees a substantial contraction in the second quarter, but says the economy will get stronger heading into 2021. Raphael Bostic, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President, says the economy may rebound quite robustly once the public health crisis is under control. Darrell Cronk, Wells Fargo Wealth & Investment Management CIO, says it is still a good idea to remain defensive on stocks. Dr. Krutika Kuppalli, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security Fellow and Infectious Disease Physician, says there will be a resurgence in the number of coronavirus cases if businesses open too soon.
March 26, 2020
David Kelly, JPMorgan Asset Management Chief Global Strategist, says the economy should be held in suspended animation until coronavirus is under control. Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets Chief U.S. Economist, says this is just the beginning of jobless claims being elevated. Leslie Vinjamuri, Chatham House Head of U.S. and Americas Programme, says the Senate's $2 trillion stimulus package is extraordinary but the cause of the coronavirus pandemic must still be dealt with. Karen G. Mills, Former Head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, estimates more than half of the 3.3 million U.S. jobs lost were from small businesses.
March 25, 2020
Mike Wilson, Morgan Stanley Chief U.S. Equity Strategist, believes we are entering a steep recession with tremendous policy response to follow. Raghuram Rajan, University of Chicago Booth School of Business Professor and former RBI Governor, discusses what India needs to do to combat the coronavirus crisis as the country locks down its population of 1.3 billion people. Carl Weinberg, High Frequency Economics Founder & Chief Economist, says we don't know the state of the economy of any major country in the world right now. Pavlina Tcherneva, Bard College Associate Professor of Economics, says the U.S. fiscal stimulus plan's focus on income support is the right thing to do. Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Senior Fellow, says state fiscal relief is an essential missing part of congress's coronavirus stimulus package.
March 24, 2020
Julian Emanuel, BTIG Chief Equity & Derivatives Strategist, says sellers are exhausted and a bottoming process is starting. Angela Rasmussen, Columbia University Virologist, says opening back up parts of the U.S. economy is a bad idea without further virus testing. Randall Kroszner, Former Federal Reserve Board Member, says the Fed's actions have been crucial in avoiding a financial crisis so far. Bob Crandall, Former AMR Corp. President, CEO & Chairman, says the government needs to make a public investment in the airline industry in order to keep it functional. Leland Miller, China Beige Book CEO, says the idea of a full economic recovery any time soon is nonsense.
March 23, 2020
Peter Hooper, Deutsche Bank Global Head of Economic Research, says there is no question that the economy is going into free-fall in the near term. Mike Darda, MKM Partners Chief Economist & Macro Strategist, says the Fed is starting to get some traction as the central bank announces a massive second wave of initiatives to support the U.S. economy. Diane Swonk, Grant Thornton Chief Economist, says congress must act now to help all sides of the economy. Ben Laidler, Tower Hudson Research CEO, expects a lot more pain for the financials.
March 20, 2020
Steve Wieting, Citi Private Bank Global Chief Investment Strategist, says this is a bad time to sell investments. Patrick Armstrong, Plurimi Wealth CIO, says earnings are going to be decimated for a lot of industries in Q2. Francisco Blanch, Bank of America Global Head of Commodities & Derivatives Research, says the hardest part of this crisis is not knowing the demand growth we'll get in Q2. Michelle Meyer, Bank of America Head of U.S. Economics predicts U.S. GDP will drop 12% in the second quarter.
March 20, 2020
Jack Ablin, Cresset Wealth Advisors CIO & Founding Partner, explains why Modern Monetary Theory could be part of the fiscal and monetary policy response to the coronavirus crisis. Subadra Rajappa, Societe Generale Head of U.S. Rates Strategy, says I've never seen this kind of volatility in the treasury market. Nathan Sheets, PGIM Fixed Income Economist and Macroeconomic Research, says we should expect over one trillion dollars in fiscal stimulus within the next ten days. Sam Stovall, CFRA Chief Investment Strategist, says the Fed could reopen its arsenal activities used to combat the financial crisis of 2008.
March 17, 2020
Gina Martin Adams, Bloomberg Intelligence Chief Equity Strategist, says signs are showing that a bottoming process has begun in stocks. Bill Dudley, Bloomberg Opinion Columnist & Former New York Fed President, says the Fed can do very little about the initial demand shock from the coronavirus. Carl Riccadonna, Bloomberg Economics Chief U.S. Economist, says the Fed is taking market stabilizing measures, but not looking to stimulate the economy. Frances Donald, Manulife Investment Management Global Chief Economist & Head of Macro Strategy, says the coronavirus has been a shock that has slowed down the U.S. consumer.
March 16, 2020
Jane Foley, Rabobank Head of FX Strategy, says the Euro is currently giving misleading signs. Mike Wilson, Morgan Stanley Chief U.S. Equity Strategist, says we are headed for a global recession. Gershon Distenfeld, AB Co-Head of Fixed Income, says fear is taking over and in certain industries the economy is already shutting down. Randy Kroszner Former Fed Board Governor, says the fed is trying to get ahead of the curve.
March 12, 2020
Julian Emanuel, BTIG Chief Equity & Derivatives Strategist, says the single most important thing that we could see as a sign of backstopping confidence in the financial markets right now would be a meeting between President Trump and Speaker Pelosi and Senator Schumer. Gina Martin Adams, Bloomberg Intelligence Chief Equity Strategist, says the market sell-off is sheer panic. Christian Schulz, Citi Economics Team Director, discusses the need to "socialize losses" as central banks and governments combat the economic fallout from the coronavirus. Gary Shilling, Bloomberg Opinion Columnist & A. Gary Shilling & Co. President, says we are probably in a recession already. Marcus Ashworth, Bloomberg Opinion Columnist, says the world is looking at the U.S. to do something big and soon.
March 11, 2020
Rupert Harrison, BlackRock Multi-Asset Strategies Portfolio Manager, says the U.K. is going to do everything possible to avoid permanent economic damage from coronavirus disruption. David Blanchflower, Former BOE Policy Committee Member and Dartmouth College Professor, questions the ECB's ability to coordinate with other governments. Nouriel Roubini, Roubini Macro Associates Chairman & CEO, says collapsing oil prices are a benefit for the real economy. Jonathan Golub, Credit Suisse Chief U.S. Equity Strategist, predicts flat earnings growth for 2020. Megan Greene, Harvard Kennedy Senior Fellow, says the ECB is likely to cut rates, but that cutting rates is unlikely to help much.
March 10, 2020
Mike Wilson, Morgan Stanley Chief U.S. Equity Strategist, says the correction we're going through now is just a continuation of the correction that began two years ago. Dan Yergin, IHS Markit Vice Chairman, says there is a grudge match going on between Saudi Arabia and Russia. Philipp Hildebrand, BlackRock Vice Chairman & Steven Major, HSBC Fixed Income Research Managing Director, discuss the low interest rate environment. Meredith Sumpter, Eurasia Group Head of Research Strategy, says Chinese leadership is more concerned about containing the coronavirus outbreak than getting the economy back up to speed. Subadra Rajappa, Societe Generale Head of U.S. Rates Strategy, says the bond market is pricing a zero rate interest policy.
March 9, 2020
Mohamed El-Erian, Allianz Chief Economic Adviser & Bloomberg Opinion Columnist, foresees a "whatever it takes" approach for central banks. Francisco Blanch, Bank of America Global Head of Commodities & Derivatives Research, says brent oil could dip into the $20s. John Wraith, UBS Head of U.K. Rates Strategy, says the markets are anticipating rates getting close to zero. Gina Martin Adams, Bloomberg Intelligence Chief Equity Strategist, says panicked behavior creates opportunity for investors. Luke Kawa, Bloomberg Corss-Asset Reporter, discusses volatility in the U.S. 10-year yield.
March 6, 2020
Tiffany Wilding, PIMCO US Economist, says growth shock can lead to market panic. Farley Cleghorn, Palladium Health Director, discusses the issues surrounding testing for the coronavirus. Jeff Rosenberg, Senior Portfolio Manager on BlackRock's Systematic Fixed Income Team, says payroll report shows the strength of the economy going into the virus shock. Lawrence Kudlow, National Economic Council Director, says growth is likely to slow, but the virus impact will be temporary.
March 5, 2020
Howard Ward, Gabelli Funds CIO of Growth Equities, says we may reach new lows if earnings go negative. Jeffrey Currie, Goldman Sachs Global Head of Commodities Research, says oil price correction may have run its course. Jim Bianco, Bianco Research and Bloomberg Opinion Columnist, talks rates and when he thinks the market will get to zero. Jean Claude Trichet, Former ECB President, says a coordinated interest-rate cut this week could have induced panic and wasn’t warranted. Tim Ryan, PwC U.S. Chairman and Senior Partner, says the coronavirus is a great example of how CEOs have to be prepared for anything.
March 4, 2020
Jim Caron, Morgan Stanley Investment Management Fixed-Income Portfolio Manager, says we should start getting used to lower yields in the U.S. Howard Dean, Former DNC Chair & Former Governor of Vermont, is incredibly disturbed by the low turnout among younger voters. Julia Coronado, MacroPolicy Perspectives President & Founder, says the Fed is running out ammo and fiscal policymakers will need to pick up the ball. Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Senior Fellow, says the U.S. Economy will likely be growing well below trend by the time people vote for U.S. President. David Rubenstein, Carlyle Group Co-Founder & Host of Bloomberg's Peer to Peer Conversations, reflects on his conversation with Yasir Al-Rumayyan, Governor of Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund who predicts the fund will grow to $2 trillion by 2030.
March 3, 2020
David Kelly, JPMorgan Asset Management Chief Global Strategist, says we are only in the early chapters of what the coronavirus could mean for the global economy. Chris Verrone, Strategas Partner & Head of Technical & Macro Strategy, says conditions are in place for a tradable low. Mohamed Younis, Gallup Poll Editor in Chief, says 63 percent of Americans agree with the way President Trump is running the economy. Diane Swonk, Grant Thornton Chief Economist, says rate cuts won't be enough to cure the coronavirus crisis.
March 2, 2020
Carl Weinberg, High Frequency Economics Chief Economist & Managing Director discusses the health of the financial system as the coronavirus continues to cloud the outlook for global growth. Terry Haines, Pangaea Policy Advisory Founder says presidential candidate Joe Biden can beat President Trump. Michael Shaoul, Marketfield Asset Management, says the bond market is just as prone to stresses as other parts of the market. Jennifer Rohn, UCL Micro Biologist, says washing hands more important than wearing face mask to protect against coronavirus.
February 28, 2020
Mike Darda, MKM Partners Chief Economist & Macro Strategist, says central banks, by doing nothing, are actually allowing financial conditions to tighten. Bob Michele, JPMorgan AM CIO and Head of Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities, says to expect central rate cuts across the globe. Steve Wieting, Citi Private Bank Global Chief Investment Strategist, says fiscal easing is needed to avoid damaging economic potential in times of crisis. Erik Nielsen, Unicredit Group Chief Economist, says there is little monetary policy can do to offset a supply shock. Jim Bianco, Bianco Research President and Macro Strategist, says the coronavirus might be a bigger deal than the financial crisis.
February 27, 2020
Jordan Rochester, Nomura G-10 FX Strategist, says markets are not used to a supply shock of the magnitude caused by the ecoronavirus. Dr. Adam Bernheim, Mount Sinai Hospital Cardiothoracic Radiologist, explains how lung scans could lead to quicker detection and diagnosis of coronavirus. Patrick Armstrong, Plurimi Wealth CIO, thinks the bond rally has probably gone too far. Shannon Cross, Cross Research co-founder, shares her outlook for tech as more companies issue profit warnings fueled by coronavirus concerns.
February 26, 2020
Greg Boutle BNP Paribas U.S. Head of Equity and Derivative Strategy, expects a lot more market volatility from here. Jean-Sébastien Jacques, Rio Tinto CEO, says the company is prepared for uncertainty from the coronavirus. Jimmy Whitworth, professor of international public health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, warns of the potential impact of the coronavirus on sub-Saharan Africa. Nouriel Roubini, NYU Stern School of Business Professor and Roubini Macro Associates Chairman, says markets are delusional about the coronavirus's impact on the global economy. Jeanne Zaino, Iona College Political Science Professor and Bloomberg Political Contributor, says the Democratic primary process does not work to the benefit of the Democratic party. Michael Nathanson, Moffettnathanson Senior Research Analyst, says Bob Chapek was the natural choice to replace Bob Iger as Disney CEO.
February 25, 2020
Ben Laidler, Tower Hudson Research CEO, thinks U.S. equities are in much better shape than many people think they are. Ian Shepherdson, Pantheon Macroeconomics Chief Economist, thinks the Fed could be close to the point of taking action on the coronavirus. Gina Martin Adams, Bloomberg Intelligence Chief Equity Strategist, says market uncertainty makes in almost impossible to take a three-year view. Dr. Peter Hotez, Baylor College of Medicine Dean, breaks down the most recent efforts to combat the coronavirus. Kevin Cirilli, Bloomberg Chief Washington Correspondent, says tonight's debate is most critical for Joe Biden.
February 24, 2020
Drew Matus, MetLife Investment Management Chief Market Strategist, says 2021 is when we really have to start thinking about there being a recession in the U.S. Todd Mariano, Eurasia Group U.S. Director, says there is a sense among campaign strategists that it may be too late for other candidates to catch up to Bernie Sanders. Selina Wang, Bloomberg China Correspondent, says the rate of new coronavirus cases in Hubei province seem to be stabilizing. Stuart Kaiser, UBS Head of Equity Derivatives Research, says the VIX at 25 or 30 would suggest "indiscriminate hedging." Kristina Hooper, Invesco Chief Global Market Strategist, says the Fed must be measured and thoughtful in its response to coronavirus risks.
February 21, 2020
Julia Coronado, Macropolicy Perspectives President & Founder, says there is a lot of complacency in market pricing right now. David Lebovitz, JPMorgan Asset Management Global Market Strategist, says the big tech names have been keeping the rest of the tech sector afloat. Jonathan Fenby TS Lombard Chairman of China Research, says the coronavirus outbreak is a big test for the leadership in China. Tony Crescenzi, PIMCO Market Strategist and Portfolio Manager, says the global economy may hit stall speed because of the coronavirus. Michael McKee, Bloomberg International Economics & Policy Advisor, discusses his interview with ECB Board Member Philip Lane.
February 20, 2020
Terry Haines, Pangaea Policy Advisory Founder, says the race for the Democratic presidential nomination is more muddled after the Nevada debate. Howard Dean, Former Democratic Presidential Candidate & Former DNC Chairman, thinks that all six candidates who participated in Nevada's debate still have a chance of winning the nomination. Sonali Basak, Bloomberg Finance Reporter, breaks down what we know Morgan Stanley's plan to buy E*Trade. Julian Emanuel, BTIG Chief Equity & Derivatives Strategist, says the public has become an engaged buyer of stocks. Brett Ryan, Deutsche Bank Senior U.S. Economist, says firms are reluctant to lay workers off because of the tight labor market. Michael Bloomberg is the founder and majority owner of Bloomberg LP, the parent company of Bloomberg News.
February 19, 2020
Chuck Gabriel, Capital Alpha President, thinks we could know whether Bernie Sanders will be the Democratic presidential nominee by the end of March. Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago Professor and Former Adviser to President Barack Obama, says conventional monetary policy matters less now than it ever has before. Stephen Roach, Yale Professor and Author, explains why the world economy may be headed for a "temporary recession." Sophie Huynh, Societe Generale Multi Asset Strategist, says gold is one of the best preferred protections for asset allocation. David Rubenstein, Carlyle Group Co-Executive Chairman and Host of Peer to Peer Conversations discusses his interview with Charles Schwab.
February 18, 2020
David Kelly, JPMorgan Asset Management Chief Global Strategist, says U.S. GDP growth may slow to 1% or less in first quarter. Neil Campling, Mirabaud Securities Global Thematic Strategy Group Head of TMT Research, expects other companies to follow Apple in cutting their outlook. Elaine Kamarck, Brookings Senior Fellow in the Governance Studies, discusses which candidates she expects to have the momentum going into the Nevada Democratic debate. Michael Holland, Holland & Co. Chairman, says although he's mindful of the valuations in the big-cap names, he's not so concerned that he's a seller.
February 14, 2020
Steve Wieting, Citi Private Bank Global Chief Investment Strategist, says this is an unlikely time for U.S. outperformance to wane. Dr. Peter Hotez, Baylor College of Medicine Dean, calls for international cooperation in combating the coronavirus. Henrietta Treyz, Veda Partners Director of Economic Policy, discusses the tension between the U.S. and China over the coronavirus and trade. Torsten Slok, Deutsche Bank Chief Economist, says the labor market, including wages and job growth, is slowing down greatly. Jason Bordoff, Columbia Professor and former U.S. National Security Council and Director of Energy & Climate Change, says in his opinion, it’s an encouraging shift to see republicans recognizing climate change as a serious reality.
February 13, 2020
Bruce Kasman, JPMorgan Chief Economist & Head of Global Research, says Chinese growth may be flat in the first quarter of 2020. Dr. Jennifer Rohn, University College London Micro Biologist, says the coronavirus is looking just as contagious as flu and just as lethal. Andrew Sheets, Morgan Stanley Chief Cross Asset Strategist, says we still have a global market recovery that is being delayed rather than derailed. Tavis McCourt, Raymond James Institutional Equity Strategist, says the coronavirus has upset market expectations in a way that is similar to the U.S.-China trade war.
February 12, 2020
Greg Valliere, AGF Investments Chief U.S. Policy Strategist, says it is a little too early to write Joe Biden off. Kate Moore, Head of Thematic Strategy for BlackRock's Global Allocation Investment Team, says the majority of returns from the equity market has to come from earnings. James Bevan, CCLA Investment Management Chief Investment Officer, says equity valuations are too low. Neil Shearing, Capital Economics Chief Economist, says we are still in a Goldilocks period of low but positive growth. Tony Dwyer, Canaccord Genuity Chief Market Strategist, says the valuation of the market is fair and earnings are unclear.
February 11, 2020
Ben Laidler, Tower Hudson Research CEO, thinks valuations are very well supported for U.S. markets. Representative John Yarmuth, Democrat from Kentucky and Chairman of the Budget Committee, says Donald Trump is the biggest motivating factor for Democrats right now. Gideon Rose, Foreign Affairs Magazine Editor, says the Chinese threat to U.S. hegemony is a long term challenge rather than an immediate crisis. Stephen Stanley, Amherst Pierpont Chief Economist, doesn't see the Fed moving on rates anytime before the U.S. election. John Butler, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Telecoms Analyst, says the T-Mobile-Sprint deal will allow T-Mobile to move more aggressively on 5G.
February 10, 2020
John Stoltzfus, Oppenheimer Asset Management Chief Investment Strategist, says there is a remarkable resilience built into the global economy. Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and Former Chief Economist and Economic Adviser to Vice President Joseph Biden, argues that Republicans want to get rid of safety net programs that bridge the gap between what people earn and what they actually need. Kit Juckes, Societe Generale Chief FX Strategist, does not see much that can prevent U.S. growth from slowing further. Sarah House, Wells Fargo Securities Senior Economist, says as the economy slowed over the past year, demand for labor has shifted downward.
February 7, 2020
David Herro, Harris Associates Chief Investment Officer, calls for Credit Suisse chairman Urs Rohner to resign. Ellen Zentner, Morgan Stanley Chief U.S. Economist, talks about jobs and salaries, and the recent income trend for people moving into prime of life. Elisa Martinuzzi, Bloomberg Opinion Columnist, says Credit Suisse's strategy will not take a turn under the new leadership of incoming CEO Thomas Gottstein. Lawrence Kudlow, National Economic Council Director, says the U.S. is engaged with China over export purchases.
February 6, 2020
David Folkerts-Landau, Deutsche Bank Chief Economist, says there is no question that the movement away from the political center is infecting monetary and fiscal policy. Jeffrey Currie, Goldman Sachs Global Head of Commodities Research, says the biggest impact from the coronavirus is coming from the quarantine. Henrietta Treyz, Veda Partners Director of Economic Policy, says Senator Romney will receive significant backlash for his conviction vote against President Trump. Mike Wilson, Morgan Stanley Chief U.S. Equity Strategist, says we are in a liquidity driven bull market and the market is being traded very defensively. Lanhee Chen, Hoover Institution Research Fellow and Policy Director for Mitt Romney's 2012 Presidential Campaign, reacts to Senator Mitt Romney's decision to vote to convict President Trump of abusing his power.
February 5, 2020
Steve Eisman, Eisman Group Neuberger Berman Senior Portfolio Manager, discusses the companies he is currently shorting. Doug Kass, Seabreeze Partners President, talks about parabolic moves, like the one in Tesla, reminding they almost always return to the point of breakout; also Kass explains why he thinks shares of Amazon will trade $5000 a share by 2023. John Hudak, Brookings Senior Fellow Governance Studies, hopes this is the end of the Iowa caucuses. Francisco Blanch, Bank of America Head of Global Commodities & Derivatives Research, says that the Fed cutting rates has created a huge tailwind for risk assets and commodities. Lindsey Piegza, Stifel Chief Economist, says moderate growth is the new normal for 2020.
February 4, 2020
Jens Nordvig, Exante Data Founder & CEO, says the drop in Chinese tourism as a result of the coronavirus will be a major hit to other countries' economies. Leslie Vinjamuri, Chatham House Head of U.S. & Americas Programme, says the delay in the Iowa Caucus could cast a shadow over the results. Michael Nathanson, Moffettnathanson Senior Research Analyst, says the cost inflection point may have come come for cord-cutting. Dr. Anthony Fauci Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, says the coronavirus looks increasingly like a pandemic. Gene Munster, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Loup Ventures, says Tesla deserves a valuation like Apple because it is a combination of hardware, software, and services.
February 3, 2020
John Ryding, Brean Capital Chief Economic Advisor, says the coronavirus is more of a supply shock than a demand shock outside of China. Miranda Carr, Haitong Securities Senior Analyst, says consumption might see a bigger hit from the coronavirus than manufacturing. Dr. Amesh Adalja, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Senior Scholar, expects the 2% fatality rate from the coronavirus to come down as we gain more patient data. Mickey Levy, Berenberg Capital Markets Chief Economist U.S., Americas & Asia, says China’s coronavirus is dampening effects on global trade and could postpone a widely anticipated pickup. Edward Morse, Citi Global Head of Commodities, discusses their latest cut in oil prices forecast.
February 3, 2020
Dr. Peter Hotez, Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, says the coronavirus is just as capable of being transmitted as SARS, but it is not as lethal. Meredith Sumpter, Eurasia Group Head of Research Strategy, details how China's political system is affecting its response to the coronavirus. Antony Phillipson, British Consul General to New York and Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner for North America, discusses next steps after the U.K. leaves the EU today. Margaret Patel, Wells Fargo Senior Portfolio Manager, says low inflation will be with us for the foreseeable future. Eileen Burbidge, Passion Capital Partner, says Amazon "absolutely" has more room to run from here.
January 30, 2020
David Blanchflower, Dartmouth College Economist and former BOE Monetary Policy Committee Member, says the Fed is now paying the consequences of its rate rises. Randall Kroszner, Former Fed Board Governor and University of Chicago Booth School Professor, says central banks not reaching their inflation goals is potentially raising questions about their credibility. Daniel Morris, BNP Paribas Senior Investment Strategist, says U.S. GDP Growth looks quite solid. Mark Mahaney, RBC Analyst, thinks that we have reached peak regulation in big tech.
January 29, 2020
Vincent Reinhart, BNY Mellon Asset Management Chief Economist says central banks do not create extra demand; they borrow it. William Dudley, Bloomberg Opinion Columnist and Former Fed President, discusses his latest column on the repo market. Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago Booth School Professor and Former White House Economic Adviser to President Obama, says there are parts of the economy that are quite weak despite the unemployment rate being low. Dr. Jennifer Rohn, University College London Principal Research Associate, says there may be a delay of developing information surrounding the coronavirus coming from China. Dan Ives, Wedbush Managing Director and Equity Research Analyst, says the IPhone 11 product cycle is much stronger than anyone could have anticipated, especially in China.
January 28, 2020
Gabriela Santos, JPMorgan Asset Management Global Market Strategist, says the market will bottom once the number of coronavirus infections stabilizes. Walter Piecyk, Lightshed Technology, Media & Telecom Analyst and Partner, says the valuation of Apple is at a new realm and premium. Stephen Pagliuca, Bain Capital Co-Chairman & Boston Celtics Co-Owner, reflects on the life and legacy of Kobe Bryant. Mohamed El-Erian, Allianz Chief Economic Adviser and Bloomberg Opinion Columnist, says we cannot rely on central banks to keep the whole game going. Andrew Hollenhorst, Citigroup Global Markets Chief U.S. Economist, says there is so much uncertainty in the economy because of the coronavirus.
January 27, 2020
Carl Weinberg, High Frequency Economics Chief Economist and Managing Director, says the the Coronavirus uncertainty hit may be smaller than markets are currently pricing in. Thomas Mulier, Bloomberg Healthcare Editor, says China is trying to 'catch-up' to the Coronavirus outbreak, as new medical facilities are being built in Wuhan. Kit Juckes, Societe Generale Chief FX Strategist, says emerging markets are going to have a rough time if the U.S. economy is growing slowly. Ian Shepherdson, Pantheon Macroeconomics Chief Economist, says investors are using the Coronavirus as an opportunity to cash in on profits. Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Senior Fellow and former Chief Economist & Economic Adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, says the political middle in the U.S. has shifted from 10 years ago.
January 24, 2020
Christine Lagarde, European Central Bank President, warns markets not to assume that ECB policy is on autopilot. Sheila Patel, Goldman Sachs Asset Management Chairman, says we are in a better place with liquidity compared to a year ago. Jacob Frenkel, JPMorgan Chase International Chairman, says the greatest danger to the economy's growth is fragmentation. Angel Gurria, OECD Secretary General, says we must now defend multilateralism. Stephen Pagliuca, Bain Capital CEO, says the returns in private equity are still world-class.
January 24, 2020
Christine Lagarde, European Central Bank President, warns markets not to assume that ECB policy is on autopilot. Sheila Patel, Goldman Sachs Asset Management Chairman, says we are in a better place with liquidity compared to a year ago. Jacob Frenkel, JPMorgan Chase International Chairman, says the greatest danger to the economy's growth is fragmentation. Angel Gurria, OECD Secretary General, says we must now defend multilateralism. Stephen Pagliuca, Bain Capital Co-Chairman, says the returns in private equity are still world-class.
January 23, 2020
Ken Moelis, Moelis & Company Chairman, CEO & Founder, says markets are pretty much priced for perfection right now. Soren Skou, Maersk CEO, doesn't expect trade growth to pick up in 2020. Mark Rutte, Dutch Prime Minister, is optimistic about a trade deal between the U.S. and the EU. Bill Winters, Standard Chartered CEO, says peace is prevailing in Hong Kong. Stacey Cunningham, NYSE President, talks about 'trading in the dark' as well as finding the best price in the market. David Solomon, Goldman Sachs Chairman & CEO, doesn't see any booms or busts happening anytime soon.
January 22, 2020
Bruno Le Maire, French Finance Minister, says postponing a digital tax on the U.S. until the year's end is a fair compromise. Elaine Chao, U.S. Secretary of Transportation, says there is no timetable for returning the grounded Boeing 737 Max. David Rubenstein, Carlyle Co-Chairman, discusses changes in private equity. James Gorman, Morgan Stanley CEO, says we are in a very benign period with relative global stability. Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Global CIO, says the U.S. Federal Reserve is encouraging investor behavior that fuels a bubble in U.S. corporate credit markets. Bloomberg's Sonali Basak discusses major themes at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
January 21, 2020
Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group Founder, says we have absolutely reached the peak of globalization. Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone CEO, says investing in technology has enormous benefits. Michael Corbat, Citigroup CEO, says the consumer remains the backbone of the U.S. Economy. Martin Flanagan, Invesco CEO, expects clients to return once the firm has fully absorbed OppenheimerFunds. Roberto Azevedo, World Trade Organization Director General says it is good to see U.S.-China tensions contained by the Phase-One trade deal.
January 17, 2020
Julian Emanuel, BTIG Chief Equity & Derivatives Strategist, believes this could be the year the public fully engages with the U.S. equity market. Kristina Hooper, Invesco Chief Global Market Strategist, says we can't underestimate the power of the Fed. George Evans, CIO of Global Equities and Portfolio Manager for the Invesco Oppenheimer International Growth Fund, says emerging markets are led by commodities. Margaret Brennan, Face the Nation Host, reflects on the opening of President Trump's impeachment trial. Chris Whalen, Whalen Global Advisors Chairman, details 4 global banks that he says are not efficient at making money.
January 16, 2020
David Pearl, Epoch Co-Chief Investment Officer & Portfolio Manager, says Morgan Stanley is now the king of wealth management. Mary Lovely, Peterson Institute Senior Fellow & Syracuse University Professor, says escalation could happen very quickly under the Phase-One trade deal between the U.S. and China. Daniel Morris, BNP Paribas Senior Investment Strategist, says 2020 market risks aren't much different from those in 2019. Dana Peterson, Citi Global Economist, says department stores are losing market share to non-store retailers.
January 15, 2020
Ken Leon, CFRA Director Equity Research, says banks are underpriced relative to the market. Henrietta Treyz, Veda Partners Managing Partner & Head of Economic Policy, says investors sense that President Trump cares specifically about the stock market. Megan Greene, Harvard Kennedy Senior Fellow, says there is plenty of evidence for low growth and inflation for years to come. Jim Paulsen, Leuthold Weeden Capital Management Chief Investment Strategist, expects small cap stocks to have a year of outperformance. Stephen Schork, Schork Group President, says we are concerned about the ongoing industrial recession in the U.S.
January 14, 2020
Shahab Jalinoos, Credit Suisse Head of FX Macro Trading Strategy, says there are no macro risks affecting monetary policy. Tom Michaud, KBW CEO, breaks down results from JPMorgan and discusses the future of big U.S. banks. Geoffrey Yu, UBS Wealth Management Head of U.K. Investment Office, says central banks are going to stay lower for a very long time to come. Alicia Levine, BNY Mellon Investment Management Chief Strategist, says cyclical sectors are beginning to show signs of life, even as data remains soft.
January 13, 2020
Richard Haass, Council on Foreign Relations President, believes the U.S. and Iran must agree to a reasonable deal in order to ease protester tensions. Priya Misra, TD Securities Head of Global Rates Strategy, says the Fed has put a lot of stimulus in the system through the repo market. Betsy Graseck, Morgan Stanley Global Head of Banks & Diversified Finance Research says as banks report earnings we expect to see net interest margin under pressure in 4Q. Doug Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum President & Former Director of the Congressional Budget Office says raising taxes and dodging the spending budget is bad news.
January 10, 2020
Steven Cook, CFR Senior Fellow for Middle East And Africa Studies, says the U.S. is engaging in psychological warfare with Iran and not deescalating tensions with the region. Ellen Zenter, Morgan Stanley's Chief US Economist, says there is no indication businesses are broadly laying off workers. Randy Kroszner, University of Chicago Professor and Former Fed Governor, says the fed is more likely to stay on hold. Lawrence Kudlow, National Economic Council Director, says everything is completely in place for the Phase One U.S.-China trade deal.
January 9, 2020
Jim Glassman, JPMorgan Senior Economist, says 2020 will be the year we see slower job growth. Jeffrey Rosenberg, Senior Portfolio Manager on BlackRock's Systematic Fixed Income Team, says the economy has moved in tiny increments. Admiral James Stavridis, Bloomberg Opinion Columnist and Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander says Soleimani was a dangerous enemy of the U.S. and taking his skills away from the Iranian regime is a tactical plus. Brooke Sutherland, Bloomberg Opinion Columnist, discusses the next steps for Boeing.
January 8, 2020
Henry Rome, Eurasia Group Global Macro Analyst, says the risk of a major military confrontation between the U.S. and Iran has gone down. Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates Vice Chairman, says the U.S. must now help stabilize the situation in Iraq. Greg Farrell, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses next steps for Carlos Ghosn after press conference from Lebanon. David Rubenstein, Carlyle Group Co-Founder & Co-Executive Chairman, discusses his interview with Dangote Group Founder Aliko Dangote.
January 7, 2020
Adam Posen, Peterson Institute President, says there are very fundamental causes of low rates. Steven Cook, CFR Senior Fellow For Middle East And Africa Studies, says the U.S. can continue to fight terrorism without as large of a footprint in the Middle East. Gina Martin Adams, Bloomberg Intelligence Chief Equity Strategist, says volatility stays low as prices advance. Neil Dutta, Renaissance Macro Head of Economic Research, says the composition of growth is improving.
January 6, 2020
Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group President & Founder, says 2020 is a tipping point for the big global trends out there. Meredith Sumpter, Eurasia Group Head of Research Strategy & Operations, says a trade conflict was expected between the U.S. and China year ago, but it was expected to be resolved. Henry Rome, Eurasia Group Iran Analyst, believes the killing of Qasem Soleimani will come to be seen as a miscalculation from the U.S. Mujtaba Rahman, Eurasia Group Managing Director for Europe, says the EU doesn't have a great strategic answer for the U.K.'s exit. And Amy Myers Jaffe, CFR David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment & Director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change, offers her insight on recent events in the Middle East and energy.
January 3, 2020
Nick Wadhams, Bloomberg State Department Reporter, brings us an update on President Trump's strategy in the Middle East. Amrita Sen, Energy Aspects Chief Oil Analyst, says there will be a lot of pressure on Iraq to push out pro-U.S. forces. Marc Champion, Bloomberg News Senior Reporter for International Affairs, discusses Iran's sphere of influence. Admiral James Stavridis, Bloomberg Opinion Columnist & Former NATO Alliance Supreme Allied Commander, says the U.S. military is prepared for Iran's response. Mark Kimmitt, Former Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, says President Trump is taking a risk with this latest foreign policy move. And Margaret Brennan, CBS Face the Nation Host, says the silence from the U.S. State Department was "deafening" last night.
January 2, 2020
Robert Albertson, Sandler O'Neill Chief Investment Strategist, says 2020 will be a year of reckoning. Chris Bryant, Bloomberg Opinion Columnist, provides an update on former Renault-Nissan Head Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan to Lebanon. Henrietta Treyz, Veda Partners Managing Partner & Head of Economic Policy, is not optimistic about Phase Two negotiations taking place in the near future. And Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University Professor, says the U.S. political system is broken.
December 31, 2019
John Ryding, Chief Economic Advisor to Brean Capital, says we are entering 2020 with no fear of a recession. Dana Khraiche, Bloomberg News, reports that Lebanese officials will help and support Carlos Ghosn, who is viewed as a national hero. Julian Emanuel, BTIG Chief Equity & Derivatives Strategist, says more public interest in stocks will drive bond yields higher in 2020. Alexandra Harris, Bloomberg Gov't Bonds & FX Reporter, analyzes how the Fed succeeded in thwarting major year-end turmoil in funding markets.
December 30, 2019
Kona Haque, ED&F Man Head of Research, says China's government has to continue to apply stimulus to keep growth momentum ticking. Mike Gallagher, Continuum Economics Managing Director of Macro and Strategy, doesn't expect China to get a major lift from a trade truce. Ira Jersey, Bloomberg Intelligence U.S. Rates Strategist, details what to watch for in the next Fed minutes. Geetha Ranganathan, Bloomberg Intelligence Analyst: U.S. Media, predicts that Netflix might become a victim of its own success.
December 27, 2019
Bloomberg's Paul Sweeney and Sonali Basak host today's show. Andrew Hollenhorst, Citi Chief U.S. Economist, discusses the transition to automation by urging the creation of new opportunities and engines of growth. Karen Leigh, Bloomberg News Greater China Government Editor, gives an update on the protests in Hong Kong as the region braces for more demonstrations in the new year. Kevin Book, Clearview Energy Partners Head of Research, says the trade war between the U.S. and China is far from over. And David Kirkpatrick, Techonomy Media CEO & Founder, provides a forecast for tech and government regulation in 2020.
December 24, 2019
Michael Holland, Holland & Co. Chairman and Founder, thinks the Fed is far more important for markets than a U.S.-China trade deal. Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory Group CEO & Chief Research Officer, believes retailers will follow in Amazon's footsteps with one-day shipping. Mohamed El-Erian, Allianz Chief Economic Adviser and Bloomberg Opinion Columnist, says it is not up to central banks to get out of the negative rates experiment. Mike Darda, MKM Partners Chief Economist & Macro Strategist, says investors should be tactically cautious going into 2020. David Kotok, Cumberland Advisors Co-Founder & CIO, says negative interest rates are at a peak.
December 23, 2019
Catherine Mann, Citi Global Chief Economist, says the U.S.-China Phase 1 agreement looks similar to the deal proposed earlier this year in May. Kit Juckes, Societe Generale Chief FX Strategist, thinks the Chinese Yuan is as important as the Euro or the U.S. dollar now. George Ferguson, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Aerospace and Airline Analyst discusses the implications of Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg stepping down. Brooke Sutherland, Bloomberg Opinion Columnist, says Boeing is at serious risk of losing its competitive edge. Greg Valliere, AGF Investments Chief U.S. Policy Strategist thinks that President Trump's 2017 tax cuts continue to fuel the market rally today.
December 20, 2019
Dr. Randall Kroszner, University of Chicago Booth School of Business Professor, says the Fed is going to gradually increase its balance sheet to provide liquidity. Gideon Rose, Foreign Affairs Magazine Editor, discusses the future of capitalism. Kevin Cirilli, Bloomberg Chief Washington Correspondent, gives a briefing on the latest Democratic debate from Los Angeles. John Butler, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Analyst of Telecoms, says he's surprised to see Apple is exploring satellites. And Margie Patel, Wells Fargo Wells Fargo Asset Management Senior Portfolio Manager, says China's growth is clearly slowing down.
December 19, 2019
Shahab Jalinoos, Credit Suisse Head of FX and Macro Trading Strategy, observes rising interest rates across the Eurozone area. Greg Valliere, AGF Investments Chief U.S. Policy Strategist, was surprised to see House Speaker Nancy Pelosi may delay next steps in the impeachment process. Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter Author, discusses his decision to retire his famous morning note. Doug Kass, Seabreeze Partners President & Founder, calls in to ask a question to Gartman. And Margaret Franklin, CFA Institute CEO & President, says she still sees high demand for chartered holders.
December 18, 2019
Peter Hooper, Deutsche Bank Securities Global Head of Economic Research, sees inflation remaining below 2% over the next year. Nicola Mai, PIMCO Portfolio Manager & Sovereign Credit Analyst, does not foresee significant increases in inflation next year. Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets Chief U.S. Economist, says the idea of a recession is funny. And Emily Wilkins, Bloomberg Government Reporter, provides an update on where impeachment motions stand.
December 17, 2019
Jerome Schneider, PIMCO Head of Short-Term Portfolio Management and Manager of the $14 Billion Cash Management Fund, PIMCO Mint, says we should expect volatility in repo rates. Keyu Jin, LSE Economics Professor, says there has been a divergence in business and consumer sentiment. Kallum Pickering, Berenberg Senior Economist, says the ECB does not have the firepower to start a recovery in Europe. And Lindsey Piegza, Stifel Chief Economist, says it remains to be seen whether there is an appetite among Fed officials for a change in policy strategy. ------
December 16, 2019
Jens Nordvig, Exante Data Founder & CEO, says global growth is the most important variable for the dollar. David Kelly, JPMorgan Asset Management Chief Global Strategist, says rising trade tensions hurt the rest of the world more than the U.S. Priya Misra, TD Securities Managing Director & Global Head of Rates Strategy, expects the Fed to restart easing by mid-2020. And Henrietta Treyz, Veda Partners Director of Economic Policy, says she could see further delays in trade talks between the U.S. and China.
December 13, 2019
Tom Keene and Jon Ferro broadcast a Surveillance Special on TV and Radio from the Westminster Green. Alan Wager, U.K. In a Changing Europe Researcher, says Boris Johnson now has to focus on uniting the U.K. after a landslide victory. Trevor Greetham, Royal London Asset Management Head of Multi-Asset, provides an outlook for sterling and gilts. Rosalind Mathieson, Bloomberg International Government Editor, predicts what Boris Johnson's new cabinet may look like. Ben Ritchie, Aberdeen Asset Management Senior Investment Manager, thinks U.K. bond yields have remained surprisingly low during the uncertainty of Brexit. And Maria Demertzis, Bruegel Deputy Director, thinks that the U.K. and the EU could reach a trade agreement in less than a year.
December 12, 2019
Steven Major, HSBC Global Head of Fixed Income Research, is taking any increase in yield as a buying opportunity. Frederik Ducrozet, Pictet Wealth Management Strategist, says the first action the ECB has to take next year is to ease. Ted Alden, Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow, says he expects the U.S.-China trade deal to be delayed this week. Christine Lagarde, ECB President, says she sees signs of stabilization in euro zone. Stephanie Flanders, Bloomberg News Head of Economics, reacts to the ECB press conference and President Trump's tweets on a nearing trade deal.
December 11, 2019
Roger Bootle, Capital Economics Founder & Chairman, says the U.K.'s Conservative Party has been inching toward the center of the political spectrum. Camilla Cavendish, Former Head of Policy for U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, says the Tories are aspiring to be the voice of the working class. Lale Topcuoglu, JOHCM Senior Fund Manager, says Chairman Powell has been very clear he does not see us at QE. Wendy J. Schiller, Brown University Chair of Political Science, discusses the history of impeachment in the House and Senate. And David Blanchflower, Author & Dartmouth Professor of Economics, says employment rates are still below where they were a decade ago.
December 10, 2019
Seema Shah, Principal Global Investors Chief Strategist, expects equities to rise next year, giving "vertigo" discomfort to investors. Jonathan Fenby, TS Lombard European Politics Managing Director & China Chairman, says the silence between the U.S. and China shows negotiations are very serious. Jean-Claude Trichet, Former President of the European Central Bank, says the positive effects of negative interest rates outweigh the negative. David Kostin, Goldman Sachs Chief U.S. Equity Strategist, says economic activity in the United States is still strong. Matt Winkler, Bloomberg Editor-In-Chief Emeritus, discusses his latest Bloomberg Opinion piece. And Emily Wilkins, Bloomberg Government Congressional Reporter, wraps the impeachment news of day.
December 9, 2019
Alberto Gallo, Algebris Investments Head of Macro Strategies, says many global positive-yielding bonds could be zombies. Kathy Jones, Charles Schwab Chief Fixed Income Strategist, sees an uptick in inflation expectations for 2020. Jeff Currie, Goldman Sachs International Global Head of Commodities Research, says the U.S.-China trade war is exacerbating structural issues in the oil market, not causing them. And Constance Hunter, KPMG Chief Economist and NABE President, thinks the chances for a phase one trade deal are slim.
December 9, 2019
In this Surveillance Special, Tom Keene and Paul Sweeney remember the life and legacy of Paul Volcker, Former Chair of the Federal Reserve. We hear from Bloomberg's Bob Moon, Former SEC Chair Arthur Levitt, Bloomberg's Michael McKee, Grant Thornton's Diane Swonk and RDQ Economics' John Ryding.
December 6, 2019
Julia Coronado, MacroPolicy Perspectives President and Founder, says Europe does not have an engine of growth. Jim Glassman, JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking Head Economist, and Michael Collins, PGIM Fixed Income Senior Portfolio Manager, react to the massive jobs report surprise. Tiffany Wilding, PIMCO U.S. Economist, says the United States economy and job creation is accelerating. And Larry Kudlow, National Economic Council Director, says the U.S. cannot permit unfair trading practices from our allies or non-allies.
December 5, 2019
Roger Diwan, IHS Markit Vice President of Financial Services, says it is not clear how much ability other OPEC countries will have to follow Saudi Arabia's oil supply cuts. Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago Booth School Finance Professor, discusses the fundamental difference between climate change and climate risk for banking. Anat Admati, Stanford Finance Professor, says problems plaguing democracy and capitalism are rooted between corporations and governments. And Ted Alden, CFR Senior Fellow, says we have gone "far down" a unilateral trade road with this administration.
December 4, 2019
Savita Subramanian, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Head of U.S. Equity & Quantitative Strategy, thinks cyclicals could see a strong rally on a skinny trade deal. Leslie Vinjamuri, Chatham House Head of U.S. & Americas Programme, says the vast majority of Americans still want to be in NATO. Jane Foley, Rabobank Head of FX Strategy, thinks U.K.-EU trade talks could bring back a no-deal Brexit risk next year. James Stavridis, Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander & Bloomberg Opinion Columnist, says he is concerned about Turkey’s direction and their willingness to partner so closely with Russia in Syria. And Brian Wieser, Group M Global President of Business Intelligence, discusses the changing nature of ad breaks.
December 3, 2019
Troy Gayeski, SkyBridge Capital Co-Chief Investment Officer, thinks the U.S. dollar has finally topped out. Henrietta Treyz, Veda Partners Director of Economic Policy, believes the pressure on the administration not to impose tariffs is stronger than it has ever been. Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter Editor and Publisher, shares memories of his iconic newsletter ahead of its planned last edition on Dec. 31. Margie Patel, Wells Fargo Asset Management Senior Portfolio Manager, thinks mid-single digit returns may be the best-case scenario for 2020.
December 2, 2019
Carl Weinberg, High Frequency Economics Founder & Chief Economist, doesn't see an end to the industrial recession as long as inventories are rising. Oliver Chen, Cowen Senior Equity Research Analyst, details research which suggests a niche area of apparel is growing double digits, despite weakness in the broad sector. Diane Swonk, Grant Thornton Chief Economist, says consumers are showing signs of weakness just as businesses are finally showing signs of life. Bill Smead, Smead Capital Chief Investment Officer & Founder, expects millennials to double their use of gasoline in the next 10 years. Sonali Basak, Bloomberg Finance Reporter, previews what's in store in the next decade for Goldman Sachs.
November 29, 2019
John Authers, Bloomberg Opinion Columnist, says populist politicians have played their hands poorly in 2019. Joseph Abboud, Clothing Designer & Tailored Brands Creative Director, says Black Friday matters more for accessories and sportswear than custom suits. Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory Group CEO & Chief Research Officer, teases the item poised to become the “fashion must-have” of the 2019 holiday season! And Elaine Sciolino, Former NYT Correspondent & Author of “The Seine," details the famous river.
November 27, 2019
Greg Boutle, BNP Paribas U.S. Head of Equity and Derivative Strategy, expects U.S. manufacturing weakness to start broadening out to the rest of the economy. Andrew Hollenhorst, Citi Chief U.S. Economist, says the stock market gains are not experienced widely across the economy. David Kotok, Cumberland Advisors Chairman & CIO, says ECB's Christine Lagarde has a difficult task right now. And Karen Ubelhart, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Analyst for Machinery, provides an industrial outlook for 2020.
November 26, 2019
Brian Levitt, Invesco Global Market Strategist, says we are returning to an environment of more stable growth. Stephen Sadove, Senior Adviser for Mastercard and former Saks CEO, thinks LVMH buying Tiffany & Co. is a win-win. Sarah House, Wells Fargo Securities Senior Economist, foresees one more rate cut in their forecast. Adm. James Stavridis, Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander & Bloomberg Opinion Columnist, discusses President Trump's recent decisions regarding the Navy SEALs. And Geetha Ranganathan, Bloomberg Intelligence U.S. Media Analyst, says Disney's performance this year has been phenomenal. ------
November 25, 2019
Chris Marangi, Gabelli Funds Co-CIO, says the market is pivoting towards value from momentum. Jeff Currie, Goldman Sachs International Global Head of Commodities Research, recommends getting long commodities today. Geoffrey Yu, UBS Private Banking CIO, says the dollar has topped out but it doesn't mean we're starting a dollar bear trend. Deborah Aitken, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Analyst of Luxury Goods, sees the LVMH Tiffany tie-up as mutually beneficial for both companies, particularly when it comes to expanded market share in the luxury jewelry sector. Sonali Basak, Bloomberg TV & Radio Finance Reporter, says Charles Schwab aims to diversify their business in buying TD Ameritrade.
November 22, 2019
Luke Tilley, Wilmington Trust Chief Economist, is optimistic equities will see a positive impact from a looming Phase One deal. Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates Vice-Chair, says after visiting China, he thinks the Chinese are committed to a tariff deal but adds Beijing will not yield to White House demands simply because its economy is slowing. Dan Ives, Wedbush Securities Managing Director of Equity Research, says Tesla's 'Cybertruck' may be dead on arrival when it hits the market in 2022. Margaret Brennan, Face the Nation Host, says many conversations surrounding President Trump's hearings don't seem to have been moved forward by this week's testimonies. Priya Misra, TD Securities Managing Director & Global Head of Rates Strategy, is worried that cracks in the consumer are beginning to appear.
November 21, 2019
Laurence Boone, OECD Chief Economist, expects growth to remain stuck for the next two years due to trade uncertainty. Joe Quinlan, Head of CIO Market Strategy for Merrill and Bank of America Private Bank, says Europe is looking "less bad" as global markets continue to bottom out. Lale Topcuoglu, JOHCM (USA) Inc. Senior Fund Manager, believes there is no such thing as cash on the sidelines. Kathy Jones, Charles Schwab Chief Fixed Income Strategist, says yields are not that attractive to take on duration risks. And Max Baucus, Former U.S. Ambassador to China, says President Xi is clearly nationalistic.
November 20, 2019
Gabriela Santos, JPMorgan Asset Management Global Market Strategist, says there is value in international stocks. Bill Dudley, Former New York Fed President, says contrary to the recent Fed report, he thinks there are two significant economic risks on the horizon. Todd Mariano, Eurasia Group U.S. Director, believes there is a veto-proof majority in support of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy bill. Megan Greene, Harvard Kennedy School Senior Fellow, says global growth will look better next year because emerging markets will be less squeezed. Dan Alpert, Westwood Capital Founding Managing Partner, says jobs numbers have been dented by the lack of government spending on infrastructure.
November 19, 2019
Jim Caron, Morgan Stanley Investment Management Fixed-Income Portfolio Manager, explains why interest rates are just one piece of the dollar puzzle. Henrietta Treyz, Veda Partners Managing Partner & Director of Economic Policy Research, says she doesn't think the phase one trade deal will come. David Herro, Harris Associates CIO of International Equities, discusses his outlook on the U.S. economy, as well as his expectations for the S&P sectors. Gregory Zuckerman, author of "The Man Who Solved the Market: How Jim Simons Launched the Quant Revolution," outlines the advantages of quantitative thought. And Craig Moffett, Moffettnathanson Founding Partner & Senior Research Analyst, explains his early morning bear call on AT&T.
November 18, 2019
Dan Ahn, BNP Paribas Chief U.S. Economist & Head of Markets 360 North America and Former U.S. Department of State Chief Economist, expects another round of insurance cuts from the Fed. Ellen Wald, Atlantic Council Senior Fellow, says Saudi Aramco's $25 billion IPO is not just about capital for the company. Bloomberg's Anna Edwards sat down with Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn and he says his party have a 'good relationship' with BOE Governor Mark Carney. Julia Coronado, Macropolicy Perspectives President & Founder, says the issues that divide the U.S. and China are not easily resolved. And Georgette Boele, ABN Amro Senior FX & Previous Metals Strategist, says right now, investors are very long gold.
November 15, 2019
Howard Ward, Gabelli Funds CIO of Growth Equities, thinks it's time for the White House to "stop manipulating the market" when it comes to trade deal progress. Libby Cantrill, PIMCO Head of Public Policy, says uncertainty and tensions with China are not going away any time soon. Molly Smith, Bloomberg Corporate Finance Reporter, says this week's strong demand for Abbvie's bonds show there's a lot of confidence in the tie-up between Abbvie & Allergan. John Authers, Bloomberg Opinion Columnist, details the deep economic links between China and emerging markets. And Lord Adair Turner, House of Lords & G-30 Member, says in terms of pensions, Sweden has made some sensible policies.
November 14, 2019
Steven Wieting, Citi Private Bank Global Chief Investment Strategist, expects a new all-time high in profits next year. Mary Lovely, Peterson Institute Non-Resident Senior Fellow, says it will be wise for President Trump to make a deal with China. Nicola Mai, PIMCO Sovereign Credit Analyst, says it's very difficult for the ECB to raise inflation without help from the fiscal authorities. Diane Swonk, Grant Thornton Chief Economist, says what we really need for U.S. eco growth is infrastructure investment. And Sarah Halzack, Bloomberg Opinion Columnist, says Walmart's grocery division, which accounts for 56% of its U.S. sales, has an advantage over Amazon due to its infrastructure nationwide.
November 13, 2019
Michael Shaoul, Marketfield Asset Management Chairman, Portfolio Manager & CEO, thinks the deep market pessimism of the summer is returning to normal. Alicia Levine, BNY Mellon Chief Strategist, says cyclical sectors are beginning to show signs of life even as data remains somewhat soft. Terry Haines, Pangaea Policy Advisory Founder, says the U.S. is ultimately pursuing for an "enforceable" deal with China. Karen Leigh, Bloomberg Greater China Government Editor, reports retail and travel have taken a hit in recent months in Hong Kong. And Chris Rupkey, Chief Financial Economist at MUFG Union Bank, says it sounds like President Trump is still taking a hard line on trade with China.
November 12, 2019
Diana Amoa, JPMorgan Asset Management Senior Portfolio Manager, says a lot of the concerns about global growth that were weighing on sentiment have been priced out of the market. Neil Shearing, Capital Economics Group Chief Economist, says we are in a new era of structurally weaker growth in emerging and developed markets. Francisco Blanch, Bank of America Head of Global Commodities & Derivatives Research, says America's energy boom has boosted U.S. immunity to the trade war with China. And Geetha Ranganathan, Bloomberg Intelligence U.S. Media Analyst, says Disney+ is the linchpin for Disney's direct-to-consumer strategy.
November 11, 2019
George Bory, Wells Fargo Securities Head of Fixed Income Research, says the current, positively-sloped U.S. yield curve is a good indicator for future economic growth. Yvonne Man, Bloomberg Daybreak Asia Anchor, says riot police are still in the streets in Hong Kong. Saira Malik, Nuveen Global Equities CIO, says China's economy will rebound if trade talks continue to make progress. Stephen Schork, Schork Group President, sees global oil demand peaking well before 2035. And Lakshman Achuthan, ECRI Co-Founder, says disruptive tech innovations can change the contour of the business cycle.
November 8, 2019
Stephen Stanley, Amherst Pierpont Securities Chief Economist, says that the bulk of the damage done to the U.S. economy is due to uncertainty from trade rather than tariffs themselves. Miranda Carr, Haitong International Senior Macro Strategist, says the trade war is hurting, but not destroying China’s economy. Geetha Ranganathan, Bloomberg Intelligence Media Analyst, says Disney is firing on all cylinders with a 'streaming first' mentality. Raphael Bostic, Atlanta Federal Reserve President & CEO, says the Fed is 'slightly accommodative.'
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