In Electing Recession, top-ranked financial forecaster and best-selling author, Jason Schenker, offers a compelling analysis of the impact U.S. presidential elections have on the economy and financial markets, including equities, currencies, and commodities.
Jason Schenker has been ranked one of the most accurate economic and financial market forecasters in the world by Bloomberg News for his forecasts of U.S. economic indicators, foreign exchange rates, energy prices, metal prices, and agricultural prices. Jason is also a member of the Texas Business Leadership Council, a nonpartisan nonprofit of CEOs that provides public policy research and recommendations to Texas elected leadership.
The author offers an analysis of the impact of presidencies historically on a number of critical economic indicators including GDP growth, industrial production, unemployment, housing starts, and auto sales. For financial markets, he examines the impact of presidential terms and tenures on the dollar, oil prices, gold prices, silver prices, and the Dow. He also looks at critical long-term risks, including the national debt, entitlements, demographics, and automation.
Mr. Schenker writes market commentary, produces forecasts, manages Prestige Economics consulting projects, and is the author of multiple books. He has been a Guest Columnist for Bloomberg News and a Guest Host of the Bloomberg Television show "Street Smart."
Mr. Schenker previously held roles with McKinsey and Company as a Risk Specialist and at Wachovia Corporation as the Chief Energy and Commodity Economist.