Head of Macroeconomic & Investment Research Guggenheim Partners
Mr. Smedley joined Guggenheim
Investments in 2015 as Head of Macroeconomic and Investment Research, reporting
to the firm’s Global CIO. He leads a team of economists and investment
strategists who help to formulate the firm’s macro and asset allocation views
and communicate them to internal and external audiences. Their publications
have been ranked among the industry’s most-read and most-shared.
Previously, Mr. Smedley was Head
of U.S. Short Rates Research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. In this role, he
covered Treasuries, interest rate derivatives and money markets, as well as Fed
policy and financial regulation. He was ranked 2nd in the Short Duration
Category of the Institutional Investor Fixed Income Research Survey. Mr.
Smedley joined BAML in 2010 from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where he
worked in the Markets Group covering FX, commodities and buy side relationship
management. He began his career at the New York Fed in 2006 as an economist in
the Emerging Markets and International Affairs Group.
Smedley earned bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Finance from Utah State
University, where he graduated summa cum laude with honors in Economics. He
earned a master’s degree in International Development Studies from The George
Washington University. As a graduate student, he worked at the U.S. Treasury
Department and the White House Council of Economic Advisers
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