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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 Return of Spheres of Influence

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The Week Ahead and Why the FOMC Meeting may not be the Most Interesting

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ECB's Strategic Review and the Coronavirus Command Investors' Attention

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