RSM Micosoft

RSM's and Microsoft's 2018 Middle Market Economic Outlook

Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 26 and 27, 2018
5–8 p.m. PDT

Join RSM and Microsoft for a discussion of the key economic factors that will be affecting consumer spending and the overall industry in 2018 and 2019.

RSM’s chief economist, Joe Brusuelas, will provide a keynote speech on macroeconomic market trends, technology investments, trends in the Bay Area and expected changes in the financial environment. He will also discuss their impact on the consumer. Joe contributes to RSM’s signature publication, The Real Economy, and has been featured in Fortune Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, CBS, Bloomberg TV and more.

Prior to Joe’s presentation, network with key industry executives and enjoy appetizers and cocktails.

About our speaker
Joe Brusuelas has over 20 years of experience in finance and economics and specializes in analyzing the U.S. monetary policy, labor markets, fiscal policy, economic indicators and the condition of the U.S. consumer. Prior to joining RSM in July 2014, Brusuelas spent four years as a senior economist at Bloomberg, LP and the Bloomberg Briefs newsletter group. As co-founder of the award winning Bloomberg Economic Brief, Brusuelas was named as one of the 26 economists to follow by the Huffington Post. Earlier in his career, he was a director at Moody's Analytics where he covered the U.S. and global economies for the Dismal Scientist website. He also served as chief economist at Merk Investments L.L.C. and chief U.S. economist at IDEAglobal.

In his current role, Brusuelas provides macroeconomic perspective to help clients anticipate and address the unique issues and challenges facing their businesses and the industries in which they operate. He also produces monthly economic reports for the middle market and for key industries within that market.

Brusuelas regularly appears on Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Radio and is frequently quoted by the financial press on the U.S. and global economies. He is the co-author of "Forex Analysis and Trading: Effective Top-Down Strategies Combining Fundamental, Position, and Technical Analyses" and the upcoming "It’s Worse Than You Think: The US Economy and the Decline of the American Middle Class," both published by Wiley.

Event details
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018
225 Bush Street, 18th Floor
Burns Board Room
San Francisco, CA 94104

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018
Microsoft Research Office
1020 Enterprise Way
Roll Room
Sunnyvale, CA 94089

Questions?
Contact Thomas Keady at +1 415 848 5319.