Economic Recovery: Bullish or Bearish? (Ended)
Mark Zandi, Chief Economist - Moody's Analytics, Inc.
David Hale, Chairman - David Hale Global Economics
Niall Booker, Group Managing Director and CEO - HSBC North America Holdings, Inc.
Date, Time, and Location:
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Avenue
Despite upbeat forecasts from economists, the road to recovery remains paved with formidable challenges, including stubbornly high unemployment and weak demand for housing. The stabilization of the financial system contributed to economic recovery in late 2009 and early 2010, and there are signs for optimism looking forward. However, the global financial sector remains vulnerable to negative surprises and an emerging pre-crisis pattern of global imbalances threatens the sustainability of recovery internationally. Can the U.S. create jobs at a fast enough pace to temper unemployment? How will conditions in global markets impact prospects for a sustained recovery? What decisions must leaders confront in order to maintain an air of optimism?
Members - $35
Non-Members - $45
Registration is being handled by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. In order to receive member pricing for this event, you must use the links below:
**CFA Society of Chicago will not be taking registrations for this event**
Chief Economist - Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Chairman - David Hale Global Economics
Group Managing Director and CEO - HSBC North America Holdings, Inc.
Moderated by Michael H. Moskow, Vice Chairman and Senior Fellow on the Global Economy - The Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Former President and Chief Executive Officer - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Presenter Background Information:
Mark Zandi is chief economist of Moody's Analytics, where he directs research and consulting. Moody's Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of economic research, data and analytical tools. Zandi's research interests include macroeconomics, financial markets and public policy. His recent research has focused on the determinants of mortgage foreclosure and personal bankruptcy, analyzed the economic impact of various tax and government spending policies, and assessed the appropriate policy response to bubbles in asset markets.
David Hale is a Chicago-based global economist whose clients include asset management companies in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. He is the founding chairman of David Hale Global Economics. Hale serves as the Global Economic Advisor to the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. He formerly worked as chief economist for Kemper Financial Services from 1977 to 1995 and Zurich Financial Services, which he joined as chief economist when it purchased Kemper in 1995.
Niall Booker is a Group Managing Director of HSBC Holdings plc and the Chief Executive Officer HSBC North America Holdings Inc., one of the world's largest banking and financial services organizations. Formerly, Booker was CEO of HSBC Finance Corporation and Deputy CEO of HSBC North America Holdings Inc. Other leadership positions within HSBC have included Deputy Chairman and CEO of HSBC Bank Middle East Ltd, Group General Manager and CEO India, Deputy CEO India and CEO International Private Banking, Americas.
7:30 a.m. - Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - Remarks and Q & A
9:30 a.m. - Adjournment
Content shared during CFA Society Chicago programs is not, and nothing in it should be construed as, an offer, invitation or recommendation of any specific financial services company or professional, or an offer, invitation or recommendation to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities in any jurisdiction. By registering for and attending this event, you acknowledge that any photographs that may be taken are the property of CFA Society Chicago and give your consent to their use in CFA Society Chicago's online and print business communications and marketing.