Market Predictions – The Relative Risks of Recession Versus Inflation – The CFO

January 2, 2007 | Baruch Business Report

The Baruch Business Report offers a conversation between John Elliott, the Dean of Baruch’s Zicklin School of Business, and Terrence Martell, Saxe professor of Finance and International Business in Baruch’s Zicklin School of Business. The discussion starts with the results of the fourth quarter “Chief Financial Officers Outlook Survey,” which is conducted quarterly by Financial Executives International and Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business, and continues into a larger economic analysis. Elliott and Martell discuss concerns about recession and interest rates, the Federal Reserve’s “watch and see” approach, the impact of the falling U.S. dollar, healthcare costs, technology spending, allocating corporate pension assets to hedge funds and private equity funds, and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The survey results are described on Baruch’s website at

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