Andrew Busch was the first Chief Market Intelligence Officer (CMIO) for the U.S. government at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). As CMIO, he was charged with improving and enhancing the government’s understanding of the markets. Andy provided briefings to White House, US House and US Senate staffers on a wide range of issues including the economy, stock market direction, interest rates and China's influence on the global commodity markets.
Mr. Busch created and directed a new research group, Market Intelligence Branch (MIB), for the agency. As CMIO, his job was to provide objective research on the financial markets to the CFTC, SEC, US Treasury and Federal Reserve. Energy, agriculture, interest rates and technology (Bitcoin, blockchain, AI) were some of the areas of research covered by the team. Each week, he led the agency on a market and economic roundtable discussion with the staffs of the White House, the US Treasury, the SEC, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Federal Reserve Board.
Prior to joining the CFTC, Mr. Busch was CEO and founder of a boutique financial markets and policy research firm, Bering Productions, Inc (BPI). Before BPI, he was the Global Currency and Public Policy Strategist for Bank of Montreal (BMO) in Chicago. He is author of the book “World Event Trading” covering large crises like infectious disease outbreaks and their impact on the markets.

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Economy: where do we go from here?

Andrew Busch

How to Overcome, Adapt and Thrive!

“Economy: where do we go from here?” is an in-depth study of the economy from a speaker with a deep understanding of how the markets and the economy are shaped by world events like infectious disease and elections. Andrew details the supercharged trends and new opportunities awaiting those that are prepared. He’ll share why a vaccine will greatly help and how it will influence growth. Andrew is not only a noted economist, he’s an infectious disease expert and author. (World Event Trading) He provides context for understanding a Biden administration and what it’ll mean for growth. There are many reasons why he’s known as “the great calmer downer” especially during difficult times.

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