This week on our Masters in Business podcast, we speak with Ed Yardeni, formerlyChief Investment Strategist of Deutsche Bank Securities, now head of Yardeni Research.
Previously he was the Chief Economist of EF Hutton, Prudential Securities, and CJ Lawrence. Yardeni began his career at the Federal Reserve in Washington, DC and in New York City, as well as the US Treasury.
He has a B.A. from Cornell and a PhD from Yale, where he studied under Nobel Laureate James Tobin.
Yardeni describes how he happened to discovered potential problems with computer code in the 1990s. He was an early and vocal advocate for upgrading information systems to avoid potential catastrophe.
We also discuss the impact of the Fed on markets, and what challenges face the global economy.
Next week we speak with Laurence Juber,2 time Grammy Award winning recording artist and lead guitarist for Paul McCartney & Wings.