Speaking Topics Below: Economic Myth Busters; The Economy: Stay Positive; 2016 Presidential Election: What lies ahead for business, investors, and you!
As seen on CNBC, FOXBusiness, and BNN, Andy is a trusted expert for millions of viewers and his views are highly sought after both in the press and by politicians. He electrifies audiences globally, speaking on the core of economics, politics, culture and the media. His upbeat and humorous style has been crafted over five years of weekly appearances talking politics with Maria Bartiromo on CNBC and two years as an analyst on CNBC's Money in Motion. Andy breaks down complex economic issues and makes them relevant to people's lives, families, and careers.
While appearing on CNBC, Andy held the role of Global Currency and Public Policy Strategist for Bank of Montreal, one of Canada's leading investment banks. His iTunes podcast, “Engage with Andy Busch,” brings top minds together for lively discussions on economics, politics and culture including Congressman Peter Roskam, CFTC Commissioner Christopher Giancarlo, and JPM's chief economist Jim Glassman.
He is an author (World Event Trading), financial journalist (Stocks, Futures, and Options Magazine) and newspaper market analyst (Globe and Mail). Before going into analysis, he was the top currency trader for Northern Trust and Harris Bank in Chicago. As a financial expert, he testified on Capitol Hill on the effectiveness of the 2009 Obama Administration fiscal stimulus plan.
Andy earned an MBA in international finance from the University of Chicago and was Phi Beta Kappa at Ohio Wesleyan University. He brings a world of experience, from Main Street to Wall Street, when discussing the US and global economy, world events, and politics. His innovative, thought-provoking commentary will resonate with your audience and help them understand the forces impacting their world.
Economic Myth Busters!
So are corporations truly evil? Do we really need a central bank if we have gold? Is China really growing at 7? These are the kind of questions, myths, and market legends put to the test in this insightful and humorous keynote that seeks to find out which myths are true and which are not.
No matter the industry, sector or job, conventional wisdom needs to be questioned. By doing our own myth busting, we can understand how that wisdom got developed and how it still influences decision making today.
The Economy: Stay Positive!
As seen on CNBC, FOXBusiness, and BNN, Andy is a trusted expert for millions of viewers and his views are highly sought after both in the press and by politicians. While this recovery has been the weakest since WWII, the US economy keeps rolling at a steady pace. As a Bank of Montreal policy strategist and currency trader, Andy analyzed and traded in real time the events of the 1997 Asia Crisis, the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and the 2008-09 global financial meltdown. In this session, you will hear his down-to-earth explanation of how we got into the Great Recession, how we got out, and what implications the recovery roadmap may hold for client's businesses and portfolios.
2016 Presidential Election: What lies ahead for business, investors and you!
With over twenty candidates running in the 2016 US Presidential election, the race is wide open with a wide range of possibilities. At the same time, there are trends in place for policy changes that will happen regardless of the outcome of the election. He's been an outside economic advisor to the Bush administration and to Congress He regularly meets with staffs of key committees like House Way's and Means and Senate Finance as well as key regulatory bodies like the CFTC. In this session, Andy shares his insights for your audience on key areas like health care, energy and tax reform. As seen on CNBC, FOXBusiness, and BNN, Andy is a trusted expert for millions of viewers and his views are highly sought after both in the press and by politicians.