BUSINESS COLUMNIST JAMES B. STEWART WELCOMES YOU TO THE NEW YORK TIMES TOWER FOR AN INSIDERS' ROUNDTABLE ON TODAY'S MARKET AND TOMORROW'S ECONOMIC OUTLOOK.
On Tuesday evening, April 16, Out Professionals presents columnist James B. Stewart ("Common Sense" in the Business Day section of The New York Times) in conversation with BlackRock's Zach Buchwald, AIG Asset Management's Kathleen Stephansen, and UBS's Jeremy Zirin.
Will the U.S. economy continue to recover? How will it affect your investments?
How will the Euro-zone crisis affect your portfolio?
Are the budget squabbles in Washington going to have an effect?
Co-hosting this conversation tailored to investors and business owners are The New York Times Company's GLBT & Allies group and Out For Profit. We meet in the 15th-floor Conference Center of the iconic New York Times Tower. For reasons of space and security, advance registration is all but mandatory.
James B. Stewart (left) shared the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting in 1988, when he was a reporter at The Wall Street journal. He is a professor of business journalism at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a regular contributor to The New Yorker. Stewart's books include "Den of Thieves," "Disneywar" and "Tangled Webs: How False Statements are Undermining America."
Zach Buchwald (second from left) is a Managing Director at BlackRock, where he advises public and private financial institutions in managing their capital markets exposures, working with such clients as AIG and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York during the financial crisis. Zach is also the sponsor of BlackRock's LGBT employee network. Earlier Zach served as a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley. Zach is a trustee of the Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival and serves on the board of directors of the Jericho Project, a homeless service organization.
Kathleen Stephansen (second from right) is Managing Director and Head of Economic Strategy at AIG Asset Management. Her role is to analyze economic trends and translate these into investment advice. Earlier Kathleen was Chief Economist at Aladdin Capital Holdings and headed Global Economic Research at Credit Suisse Securities. She is a member of the YWCA Academy of High Women Achievers and serves on the board of the Ms. Foundation for Women.
Jeremy Zirin (right) is a Managing Director at UBS, where he serves as Chief US Equity Strategist for Wealth Management Research and as a member of the Wealth Management Americas Investment Committee. Jeremy is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts. He frequently appears on CNBC and Bloomberg Television and is regularly quoted in The Wall Street Journal and other financial publications.
Doors open at 6:15 p.m. for networking and socializing; refreshments. Roundtable and audience Q&A, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Advance registration strongly recommended. Nonmember, $20. Member of Out Professionals, Interbank Roundtable Committee, The New York Times Company's GLBT & Allies group or Out For Profit, just $10. Please print and pocket a copy of your online receipt. Thanks!