(PRWEB) December 22, 2004
Senior vice president and chief economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, W. Michael Cox, will discuss some of the nations most relevant economic issues facing America today on Wednesday, December 22, 2004 at 3 PM Eastern on the VoiceAmerica Business Radio Network (http://www.business.voiceamerica.com/). He will be the featured guest on The Economic Contrarian, hosted by economy expert, Mike Norman.
Mr. Cox will share with listeners what is going on with the U.S. economy, the national outlook for 2005, and discuss what impact consumer spending and business investment has on job growth.
The Dallas Reserve Bank serves the Eleventh Federal Reserve District, which includes all of Texas, as well as portions of Louisiana and New Mexico. The Federal Reserve is responsible for managing the country's money supply, supervising banks and depository institutions, and serving as fiscal agent for the federal government. The Federal Reserve also provides services to depository institutions.
Mr. Cox believes today's economy is transitioning to a new eraÂa so-called new paradigm. He battles economic doomsayers in his book, Myths of Rich and Poor, nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. His understanding of technology's importance in the free enterprise economy of tomorrow inspired a Wired magazine interview to name him a "Prophet of Boom."
ÂMaking complex issues simply understood is a talent,Â said Mike Norman, host of The Economic Contrarian. ÂMichael Cox has this talent and I am pleased to have him discuss these important economic issues on my show.Â
The Economic Contrarian is based upon the publication of the same title by host Mike Norman. The Economic Contrarian publication is a daily view of stocks, bonds, interest rates, currencies, commodities and policy, written with a unique, Contrarian perspective. The talk show is hosted by Mike Norman every Wednesday at 3PM Eastern (Noon Pacific).
To access the show, listeners need to log on to http://www.business.voiceamerica.com/ Listeners with questions, comments or opinions are encouraged to call in live, toll-free at 1-866-233-7861.
Each week Mike will keep listeners up to date on the newest trends in the marketplace as well as emerging companies and opportunities. Cutting edge, contemporary and ripped from the headline commentary is what makes The Economic Contrarian an exciting, not-to-be-missed talk show.
About W. Michael Cox
W. Michael Cox is senior vice president and chief economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. He advises the Bank president on monetary policy and economic issues and heads the free enterprise research group. Cox authors the Bank's annual report essays on rising American living standards and the New Economy. These reports have received extensive attention from leading publications, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Forbes, Fortune, Business Week and Investor's Business Daily, which reach an audience of over 200 million. He is also widely published in the nation's leading economics journals, such as the Journal of Monetary Economics and the Review of Economics and Statistics.
About Mike Norman
Michael Norman is an international economist and Founder of the Economic Contrarian Update, a daily report that covers global trends in stocks, bonds commodities, currency and policy. He has been an active trader, money manager, broker and market analyst since 1980 and was a member of four U.S. futures exchanges. He is currently a Fox News Business Contributor and can be seen regularly on The Cost of Freedom. He also writes for the New York Post. For more information, please visit http://www. contrarian-update.com/
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