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US Economic Issues

As the Dow rises and falls and headlines proclaim a gloomy US forecast linked to a global slowdown, many Americans may fear the worst. APB's US economic issues speakers help audiences make sense of the state of economic affairs. From financial journalists to personal finance experts, APB has a speaker on US economic issues for your event.

US Economic Issues

Senior Partner at John Zogby Strategies, Seasoned & Successful Forecaster

Hailed a "maverick predictor," speaker John Zogby is a skilled pollster and trendspotter whose latest research sheds light on how to better understand, recruit, and retain the Millennial generation in today's...

The World's Leading Geo-Strategist

Parag Khanna is the leading next-generation voice on the future of global affairs. Named one of Esquire magazine's 75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century, Khanna was a foreign policy advisor to President Barack Obama during his...

Personal Finance Expert and CEO & Founder, Malecon Productions, LLC.

Speaker Carmen Rita Wong is a debt management specialist known for her realistic and valuable credit crisis advice. She is the former co-creator and host of the only national, daily personal finance television show, On the Money, on CNBC...

Former Presidential Candidate & Consumer Advocate

A former Green Party candidate for president, Ralph Nader fights for the people on the issues that matter most: healthcare, safety, environment, ethics, education, and economic & social equality.

Nobel Prize-Winning Economist

Speaker Joseph Stiglitz helped create a new branch of economics, "The Economics of Information." He discusses market performance and government intervention.

Distinguished Political-Financial Expert, Journalist & Author

A former Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, Nomi Prins is one of the highest ranking Wall Street insiders to publicly critique the synergies between banking and politics. She is a frequent TV commentator and author of three acclaimed books,...

Racial & Cultural Economics Expert

Recognized for her provocative, progressive and insightful observations, Dr. Julianne Malveaux, an economist, author and commentator, is the 15th President of Bennett College for Women. Dr. Cornel West describes her as "the most iconoclastic...

NPR's Multimedia Team on the Global Economy

Hosted by Adam Davidson and Alex Blumberg, "Planet Money" explains the most complex economic issues so that listeners gain a complete understanding of not only what happened and why, but also the importance of these news stories in their lives....

Former CNBC Chief Economist

Marci Rossell has a knack for making complex economic issues relevant to people's lives. She speaks on the nexus of economics, politics, culture and the media.

Financial Expert & Social Activist

As the founder of, speaker Boyce Watkins fights for economic and social justice in America. He is the resident financial expert for AOL Black Voices.

Authority on Generations in America

Neil Howe, best-selling author and national speaker, is a renowned authority on generations in America. He gives readers and audiences powerful insights into the people of today's generation, what motivates them as consumers and workers, and how...

Award-Winning Economist

An award-winning economist, author, and professor, speaker Walter Williams expounds on issues ranging from public policy and taxation to government and free society.

Journalist & Financial Analyst

An expert on Wall Street and the co-founder of, speaker Jim Cramer appears regularly on CNBC's Squawk Box and is the co-host of America Now.

Pop Icon & Economist

A pop icon, lawyer, former game show host, and brilliant economist, speaker Ben Stein discusses politics, the economy, and how an adopted child changed his life.

Leading Historian on the Global Economy

Known for his analytical clarity and knack for controversy, Ferguson is an expert on everything from the strengths and limitations of American global power to the costs and benefits of economic globalization.

Law Professor & Author

A lifelong antipoverty advocate, Peter Edelman is the author of So Rich, So Poor: Why It's So Hard to End Poverty in America.

Globalization, Global Economic & International Politics Expert

A leading globalization expert, Goldberg is often cited by the likes of Thomas Friedman in their written works. He speaks on globalization and its effect on culture, business, trade, and politics.

Anchor, BBC World News America & Co-author, Womenomics & The Confidence Code

The lead anchor of BBC World News America, Kay is an acclaimed international journalist and the co-author of Womenomics, which explores how women can create professional lives that meet their needs, and her latest The Confidence...

Former Chairman, Federal Reserve

A legend in economics and finance, speaker Paul Volcker has spent his illustrious career in top positions with the US federal government and on Wall Street.

The Bernie Madoff Whistleblower

Harry Markopolos was catapulted into the spotlight as the man who blew the whistle on Bernie Madoff and his $65 billion Ponzi scheme. Passionate about fixing the system and preventing future abuses, Markopolos speaks about the Madoff scheme and...

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