The Economy Stumbles but there is a Bright Shining Light: The Disrupters
Please join us as we welcome University of Texas McCombs School of Business Professor Lewis Spellman as he gives his take on the current state of the stock market and what is helping to keep it running. A Professor of Finance at the UT McCombs School of Business since the 1970s, Spellman is also the author of TheSpellmanReport.com, a blog that discusses current issues in the economy and financial markets.
Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. for those who would like to arrive early and network. Lunch will be served from 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Location: Headliner's Club 221 W. 6th Street Suite 2100 Austin, TX 78701
A Professor of Finance at UTs McCombs School of Business since the 1970s, Professor Lewis Spellman’s experience includes government service as Assistant to the Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisors and Economist with the Federal Reserve Board. His published work generally relates to the market pricing of bank claims. He is also the author of The Spellman Report, a blog which analyzes the intersection of where the economy, economic policy and financial markets meet. In today’s unique macro financial environment, it is certainly different than we have experienced over the Post WWII period. The blog is a reflection of Professor Spellman’s views and teaching that has taken place at the University of Texas in the disciplines of Finance and Law and at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. He has also taught at Stanford University and UC-Berkeley.
Professor Spellman’s business interests include Macro-Economist for Beck Capital Management, Austin, TX and has previously served as a Director and Chairman of Investments, Magna Carta Insurance Companies as well as Chairman and CEO of Real Rate Financial. He holds U.S. patents relating to inflation adjusting financial instruments that led to the development of the US Treasury’s TIPS instrument.
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