Global Currency and Public Policy Strategist, BMO Capital Markets
Andrew Busch is the global currency and public policy strategist for BMO Capital Markets. Based in Chicago, he is an expert on world financial markets and how these markets are affected by political events. Busch's focus on public policy is of growing importance as the role of government has become more intertwined with the markets and private sector. Busch often appears on financial news outlets, including CNBC, CBC and BNN, where he is a regular contributor. He appears every Friday on CNBC's "Money in Motion: Currency Trading" and publishes a daily newsletter, Busch Update. Busch consults regularly with staff from the White House, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Congress on economic and market issues. In 2011, Busch was asked to testify to Congress on the effectiveness of the 2009 stimulus package. In 1990, Busch joined BMO's Foreign Exchange Group in Chicago. Before that, he traded at Northern Trust Co. He received a B.A. in economics from Ohio Wesleyan University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.