I’m the founder and president of InterMarket Forecasting, Inc. (IFI), a professor of political economy at Duke University (DU), a senior fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER), AND A SENIOR SCHOLAR AT The Atlas Society (TAS). Prior to founding IFI in 2000, I was a banker for a dozen years at the Bank of New York and Citibank (1981-92) and subsequently a senior economist at H. C. Wainwright Economics, Inc. (1993-2000). I received my B.A. in law and economics from Bowdoin College (1981), my M.B.A. in economics from New York University Graduate School of Business (1988), and my Ph.D. in political economy from Duke University (2012). Also, since 1993 I have held the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).