John Herrmann, Director of Interest Rate Strategy department of the MUFG Securities Americas, Inc., will attend Security Bank’s Economic Forum 2016 to speak about the prospects of the financial market and trading as anchored on the current economic and political environment.
In 2012, Herrmann was ranked number two among all professional forecasters of the US economy and interest rates by Bloomberg LP.
In 2010, he was ranked number four among all professional forecasters of the US economy and interest rates by Bloomberg LP. And in 2011, John was ranked number five among all professional forecasters of the US economy and interest rates by Bloomberg LP.
From 2009 to 2012, John was a ‘Bloomberg Best’ economics and interest rate forecaster.
Herrmann, equipped with two decades of experience from the banking and finance sector has earned his voice in the business community from all around the world as one of the most reliable analysts and strategists.
Last year, he forecasted the trajectory of the interest rates in the US saying the rate curve of 2yr-10yr curve will flatten from 175bps to 75bps. To date, rates settled on the levels he forecasted.
John has shared his expertise in various professional and academic conferences around the globe, most of them are held in the United States, Canada, Europe and the Caribbean.
Before joining Mitsubishi, Herrmann served as Managing Director and Senior Economist for Capula Investment Management, a hedge fund based in London, Greenwich, CT and Hong Kong where he is tasked to analyse the U.S., European and Chinese economies.
Herrmann also develops US and global sovereign interest rate and relative value strategies based on economic indicators and crafts forecasts of global macro-economic trends.
He is the founder and president of Herrmann Forecasting LLC, a proprietorship formed in 2008 and aimed at providing valued analysis and forecasting of real-time events. Among its clients were institutional investors and government offices.
Herrmann has served as a visiting professor at Columbia University and New York University’s Graduate Schools of Business and to the University of Pennsylvania’s Economics Department.
He holds a Ph.D. degree in Mathematical Economics from Cornell University, specializing in non-linear dynamics, economic growth, business cycle theory and monetary policy, and has served as a referee for the Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Economic Theory and Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.