Economic Weather Check: Senior U.S. economist for Merrill Lynch to give national forecast at Horizons breakfast

Kathy Bostjancic, Director and Senior U.S. Economist at Merrill Lynch, will present America’s economic outlook at the upcoming Horizons forecast breakfast Dec.15.

Bostjancic is responsible for analyzing economic activity and its implications for Federal Reserve policy and the fixed-income markets. Bostjancic also analyzes U.S. fiscal policy, Treasury cash flows and projects the Treasury financing requirements. Recent research includes articles written on the current account and budget deficits, foreign central purchases of Treasuries, the possibility of a housing bubble, and the implications of the Kerry-Bush presidential race on the financial markets.

Bostjancic is a member of the National Association for Business Economists (NABE) and a governor of the New York Money Marketeers.  

The Horizons breakfast will occur Dec.15 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Grater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center. University of Puget Sound Professors Bruce Mann and Douglas Goodman will also present the Pierce County Economic Index during the event. Cost is $50 per person or $500 for corporate tables of ten. For reservations contact Janice Hutchins at (253) 627.2175.