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Marc Chandler has been covering the global capital markets in one fashion or another for more than 25 years, working at economic consulting firms and global investment banks. Chandler attended North Central College for undergraduate work, where he majored in political science and the humanities. He holds master's degrees from Northern Illinois University and University of Pittsburgh in American History and International Political Economy. Currently Chandler teaches at New York University Center for Global Affairs, where he is an associate professor. A prolific writer and speaker he appears regularly in the press and has spoken for, and is an honorary fellow of, the Foreign Policy Association. In addition to being quoted in the financial press daily, Chandler has been published in the Financial Times, Foreign Affairs, and the Washington Post. In 2009, Chandler was named a Business Visionary by Forbes. In 2009, his book, Making Sense of the Dollar, was published by Bloomberg Press and received a Bronze Award from Independent Publishers.

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Awards & Publications

Business Visionary Forbes August 2009 Best Currency Strategy Team Global Finance 2003 Best Fundamental Analysis Global Finance January 2012 Retained top position through 2015 Keynote Speaker at William K. Tell Jr. Lecture Foreign Policy Association November 2007

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The Week Ahead

The combination of the dovish hold by the Federal Reserve and the eurozone's miserable flash Purchasing Managers Index casts a pall over the economic outlook.  Japan's flash PMI remained stuck at February's 48.9, while core inflation unexpecte...

Dreadful EMU PMI and US Machinations Rival Brexit for Attention

Overview:  The S&P 500 recovered from the post-FOMC reversal to close a new 5-month high yesterday, led by technology.  Financials were the only main sector to retreat.  The large equity markets in Asia, Japan, China, Australia, South Korea, ...

Dovish Fed Sends Global Yields Lower, but Little Succor for Stocks

Overview:  The dovishness of the Federal Reserve sent ripples through the capital markets.  US equities reversed initial gains, but Asia Pacific equities edged higher, though Japanese markets were closed for a national holiday.  European sha...

FOMC: Above Trend Growth Requires Continued Monetary Support

The Federal Reserve sounded more dovish than many expected and this prompted a 5-7 bp drop in US rates, and the dollar fell to new lows for the week against many of the major currencies.  The median Fed forecast now anticipates no hike this yea...

Brexit Drama Continues but Fed Moves to Center Stage

Overview:   US stocks were not able to hold onto early gains yesterday, and this has helped set the stage for today's heavier bias.   Asia Pacific markets were narrowly mixed, with Japan and Korea eking out small gains while China and Taiwa...