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Carl Tannenbaum: Northern Trust's Chief Economist discusses whether the United States is getting close to full employment, wage trend implications for labor markets, policies that can further progress, and if the Federal Reserve should consider raising rates.
Carl Tannenbaum: Northern Trust's Chief Economist discusses decreases in exchange rates, the strength of the Euro, risks to countries that devalue their currency, and if currency devaluation can achieve good results.
Carl Tannenbaum: Northern Trust's chief economist discusses financial stability, if there are markets that look like they might be reaching unsustainable levels, steps central banks can take to reduce the threat to financial stability, and thoughts on how successful central banks may be in their efforts.
Carl Tannenbaum: Northern Trust's chief economist discusses the US budget accord, how the budget accords may help the economy and financial markets, and the need to address issues that stem from entitlements.
May 14, 2014
Carl Tannenbaum: Northern Trust’s chief economist discusses the West’s economic response to Russia’s aggression, resulting damages that may occur if Russia limits energy supplies, and the impact of this situation on global markets.
April 10, 2014
Carl Tannenbaum: Northern Trust’s chief economist discusses the effect of the Fed’s tapering on emerging markets, what emerging markets can do to regain stability, the possibility of a global contagion, and key indicators to monitor in this sector.
March 25, 2014
Carl Tannenbaum: Northern Trust’s chief economist discusses the effect of the weather on the economy.
December 18, 2013
Carl Tannenbaum: Northern Trusts chief economist discusses the Feds 100th year anniversary, its biggest achievement and mistake, and issues the Fed is facing as it begins its second century.
September 12, 2013
Carl Tannenbaum: Northern Trust's chief economist examines how globalization, technology and policy decisions have contributed to income inequality. He also discusses the consequences and implications of income inequality.
September 5, 2013
Carl Tannenbaum: Northern Trust's chief economist examines the factors that contribute to increased student debt, government involvement in student loans, and the costs and benefits of college.