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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

Latest Articles

Marking Time Ahead of PMI and Powell

Overview:  Global equities and bonds are firmer in quiet turnover, and the dollar is narrowing mixed in narrow ranges.  The big events of the week, the eurozone flash PMI and Powell's speech at Jackson Hole still lie ahead.  The MSCI Asia Pac...

The Hong Kong Dollar and the Goose that Laid the Golden Egg

The boldness and persistence of the demonstrators in Hong Kong have captured the attention of the world.  China has shown more restraint arguably than others would have demonstrated. So far it offers a stark contrast to Macron's response to the...

China's Rate Reform Helps Markets Extend End of Last Week Recovery

Overview: China announced some changes in its interest rate framework that is expected to lead to lower rates.  This helped lift equity markets, which were already recovering at the end of last week from the earlier drubbing.  Chinese and Ho...

A Look at the Charts

The White House is unlikely to comment on it, even if it is aware that the Chinese yuan was the third strongest currency in the world last week.  The British pound was the strongest, rising a little less than 1% against the dollar and snapping ...

A Vicious Cycle Grips Markets

The capital markets are in their own doom loop.  Poor data from  Germany and China, coupled with the escalation of the US-China trade dispute and rising tensions in Hong Kong spur concerns about the risks of a global recession.  Interest rate...