NYAIR Episode 48 –The Economic Outlook, the Fed & the Implications for Financial Markets

A fireside chat with William Dudley, former New York Fed President and former FOMC Vice Chair, regarding an array of topics impacting the market now and in the future.

Topics discussed, among others, include:

  • The COVID-19 pandemic
  • The economy
  • Fiscal policy
  • Monetary policy

The conversation is moderated by New York Alternative Investment Roundtable president Alessandra Tocco.

William Dudley is a senior research scholar at Princeton University. From 2009 to 2018, he was the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York,  vice chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee, and on the BIS Board of Directors. At the BIS, he chaired the Committee on Payments and Settlement Systems and the Committee on the Global Financial System. Prior being President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, he served as executive director of the Markets Group at the NY Fed and was the Chief US Economist at Goldman Sachs.

Alessandra Tocco has over 30 years’ experience in the alternatives investment industry. Most recently, she served as a managing director focusing on business strategy for a fixed income asset management firm, Good Hill Partners. Prior to that she was a managing director at J.P. Morgan, sitting on the prime brokerage management committee with specific responsibility for creating and overseeing the global Capital Advisory group encompassing business consulting, the content and branding efforts and capital introduction. Before that, she was a director of US capital introduction at ABN-AMRO. In addition to her position as President of the New York Alternative Investment Roundtable, she sits on the national board of directors of the Lymphoma and Leukemia Society and the youth development committee of the NYC chapter of the YMCA.