November 15 Business Forum to Explore “The Politics of Money”

November 14, 2013 | Queens College

WHAT:
Presentation by Mark Chandler, Global Head of Currency Strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman, with an audience Q&A session to follow. Breakfast will be served.

Free and open to the public, but seating is limited. The public should RSVP in one of three ways: email Business.Forum@qc.cuny.edu, call (718) 997-2927 or register online at http://www.qc.cuny.edu/businessforumrsvp. Complimentary parking is available. For directions, go to http://www.qc.cuny.edu/directions. Media: RSVP to maria.matteo@qc.cuny.edu or joanne.rodes@qc.cuny.edu. A table reserved for the media will be located immediately to the right of the entrance.

WHEN:
Friday, November 15, 2013, 8–10 am

WHERE:
Queens College, Student Union, Fourth Floor Ballroom

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Background: Marc Chandler joined Brown Brothers Harriman in October 2005 as the Global Head of Currency Strategy. Previously, he was Chief Currency Strategist for HSBC Bank USA and Mellon Bank. A prolific writer and speaker, Chandler is frequently called upon by newspapers and wire services to provide insight into the developments of the day. His essays have been published in the Financial Times, Barron’s, Euromoney, Corporate Finance, and Foreign Affairs, and his analysis blog, www.marctomarket, is widely read and cited by both the traditional and social media.

Chandler’s current research projects include global imbalances, Islamic finance, and the relationship between savings, investment, and growth. He has been analyzing the foreign exchange market for more than 20 years. Chandler holds a master’s degree in American history (1982) from Northern Illinois University and a master’s in International Political Economy from the University of Pittsburgh (1984). He has taught classes on International Political Economy at New York University since the early 1990s.

Launched in 2005, the QC Business Forum brings together the business community, local government, academia, and students to provide an opportunity for town and gown to interact. Influential leaders in a number of fields serve as keynote speakers at its breakfast and lunchtime lectures, touching on issues vital to the local business community.

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718-997-5593
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