Please join us, your local CFMA Chapter for an economic update presentation and Q&A presented by Michael Gregory, Deputy Chief Economist and Head of U.S. Economics for BMO Capital Markets. Michael manages the BMO Capital Markets team responsible for forecasting and analyzing the North American economy and financial markets. He delivers a U.S. economic outlook with a focus on engineering and construction, touching on the implications of tariffs and other trade developments, Fed policy tightening, and fiscal policy issues ranging from tax cuts to infrastructure spending. Please register by Friday, February 14th.
Michael Gregory is Deputy Chief Economist and Head of U.S. Economics for BMO Capital Markets. He manages the team responsible for forecasting and analyzing the North American economy and financial markets.
Michael began his career in economics with Royal Bank of Canada in Montreal in the mid-1980s, before moving to Toronto to work in RBC’s foreign exchange and money market research group. He eventually moved further along the yield curve and across the border, joining the fixed income strategy group at Lehman Brothers in New York City in the mid-1990s. Returning to Canada at the end of 2001, Michael headed up the Financial Services Analysis team at Bank of Montreal, focusing on regulatory and industry restructuring issues, before shifting to BMO Capital Markets Economics in 2004. He moved to Chicago in late 2013, providing research support for the U.S. and Canadian fixed income business and working with the Global Fixed Income Strategy team, before returning to Toronto last year.
Michael is a graduate of Concordia University in Montreal and the University of Western Ontario in London. Michael also did doctoral studies at Fordham University in New York City. He holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Date: Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
Place: Grand Street Cafe, 4740 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri, 64112
Time: 7:30am - 9:00am (7:30am – coffee, 7:45am – breakfast, 8:00am – presentation, 8:50am - questions)
Cost: $30 for members / $35 for non-members
RSVP: Please register online at http://cafe.cfma.org/KansasCity/RecentCommunityEventsDashboard
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