Topic: Structural Problems with the US Economy
- Growth from debt
- Trade Deficit
- Keynesian Theory Discussion
- What needs to be done
Guest Lecturer: G. Alex Sinclair
Alex Sinclair is originally from Twin Falls, Idaho. After earning his bachelor’s degree from Seattle University in Accounting, he started his career with the accounting firm, Price Waterhouse & Co. He moved into the commodities and currency trading business as a member of both the New York Mercantile Exchange and the Pacific Stock Exchange. The software he developed to run his commodities business is now used by major firms such as Cargill and ADM to run their commodities divisions.
He served as President of Sinclair & Company which continues as a full service commodity futures and options trading firm. Today, Alex continues to trade currencies and interest rates and is considered a leading thinker on economic policy and is a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal economic and financial forums.
Class: Frontiers in Financial Markets – FINAN451-001
Instructor: Dwayne Barney