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Brian Wesbury 101 - Economic Video Commentary

Periodic video put out by Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist at First Trust Advisors L.P.

Who is Brian Wesbury?

Brian Wesbury serves as the Chief Economist at First Trust Advisors, L.P., a financial services company headquartered in Wheaton, Illinois. Additionally, Wesbury holds the position of a senior fellow at The Heartland Institute and is an active member of the Board of Advisors for First Trust Capital Partners, an affiliated private-equity firm. He has received recognition as the leading U.S. Economic Forecaster by the Wall Street Journal.

Brian Wesbury initiated his professional journey in 1982 with the Harris Bank in Chicago. His earlier roles encompassed the position of Vice President and Economist at the Chicago Corporation, as well as Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at Griffin, Kubik, Stephens, & Thompson. From 1995 to 1996, he assumed the role of Chief Economist for the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress. Mr. Wesbury holds an M.B.A. from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Montana.

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