Oct 13, 2016
Jason Schenker is one of Bloomberg's top forecasters. Since 2011, Bloomberg has named him a most accurate forecaster in 31 categories - including #1 in coffee price, which is cool because I love coffee.
Jason is also the author of several books, including Electing Recession, which is very timely with an election season in full swing here in the US.
Jason shares his insights into how he got his start making prediction, a little of how he makes predictions, and much more. It made for a very interesting episode.
In 2009, Jason Schenker founded Prestige Economics, a top-ranked
financial market research firm that offers corporate and
institutional clients a retainer service. Prestige Economics also
performs management consulting and forecasting projects.
Since 2010, Bloomberg News has ranked Mr. Schenker one of the most accurate "Bloomberg Best" financial market forecasters in the World in 31 different categories, including #1 in the World in 17 categories for his forecasts of economic indicators, foreign exchange rates, energy prices, industrial metals prices, and precious metals prices.
For over a decade, Mr. Schenker has been a Keynote Speaker and Presenter at conferences and an occasional Guest Host for Bloomberg Television, Guest Columnist for Bloomberg News, and Guest on CNBC. In 2012, Mr. Schenker authored the Amazon #1 Best Seller,Commodity Prices 101. In 2016, he authored the Amazon #1 Best Seller, Recession-Proof, and the Amazon #1 Best Seller, Electing Recession.
Mr. Schenker holds multiple master's degrees and professional designations. He is a member of the Texas Business Leadership Council (TBLC), the only CEO based public policy research organization in Texas, which is limited to 125 members.