Marci Rossell

  • Former Chief Economist at CNBC
  • Expert economic forecaster with some of the highest ratings in the history of CNBC
  • Experienced Wall Street advisor with ties to Deloitte, Oppenheimer Funds

Marci Rossell electrifies audiences nationwide, speaking on the nexus of economics, politics, culture and the media. Her animated style was honed when she served as the popular, lively Chief Economist for CNBC in the months immediately following September 11th. She takes complex economic issues, often dull in the button-down business press, and makes them relevant to people's lives, families and careers.

Prior to her career in broadcast journalism, Marci served as Corporate Economist and Investment Spokesperson for OppenheimerFunds, one of the nation's largest mutual fund companies. 

Before moving to Wall Street, she was an expert witness for Deloitte and Touche in court cases involving economic issues. Marci began her career as an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

Marci earned a PhD in Economics from Southern Methodist University, where she was named one of the Young Alumni of the Year in 2002. She brings a world of experience--from Main Street to Wall Street--when discussing the U.S. economy, international events and movements in capital markets. Her creative, thought-provoking commentary will ring in the audience members' ears well after she leaves the stage.

 

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A Roadmap to Economic Recovery

All financial crises follow a pattern, and the current U.S. experience is no exception. As a Federal Reserve economist, Dr. Marci Rossell followed the Asia Crisis of ‘97. As chief economist for CNBC, she explained the financial market turmoil sparked by the September 11 terrorism. And now she contin ...

All financial crises follow a pattern, and the current U.S. experience is no exception. As a Federal Reserve economist, Dr. Marci Rossell followed the Asia Crisis of ‘97. As chief economist for CNBC, she explained the financial market turmoil sparked by the September 11 terrorism. And now she continues with her groundbreaking explanation of just how we got into this mess and how we get out of it.

Economic Forecast For 2018: A Roadmap For Businesses In The Trump Era

One of the most-trusted names in financial reporting, Dr. Marci Rossell breaks down America’s current financial future as well as our place within the global economy. Looking at how we got here (including an overview of post-Recession global growth), what businesses can expect from a Trump administr ...

One of the most-trusted names in financial reporting, Dr. Marci Rossell breaks down America’s current financial future as well as our place within the global economy. Looking at how we got here (including an overview of post-Recession global growth), what businesses can expect from a Trump administration, and what priorities organizations need to focus on in both the short and long-term, Dr. Rossell provides an essential roadmap for executives and consumers alike. She covers a range of essential topics including: Fed rate hikes, the renegotiation of trade deals, shifts in global currency, and government regulations.

The Stock Market, The Investor, & The Media

A former Wall Street economist and the former CNBC Chief Economist and co-host of Squawk Box, Dr. Rossell is uniquely positioned to discuss the ins and outs of the media’s relationship with the economy. Looking at the way public figures and journalism influences buying power, investor behavior, and ...

A former Wall Street economist and the former CNBC Chief Economist and co-host of Squawk Box, Dr. Rossell is uniquely positioned to discuss the ins and outs of the media’s relationship with the economy. Looking at the way public figures and journalism influences buying power, investor behavior, and consumer confidence, Dr. Rossell’s forward-looking talk pulls back the curtain on this fascinating phenomenon and offers a preview of what’s to come in our increasingly social-media-reliant world.

The New Corporate Citizen: Social Responsibility, Business Ethics, & Accountable Capitalism

Can capitalism survive the 21st century? With this talk, Dr. Rossell looks at the shortcomings of the current economic system as well as the rapid growth of movements that challenge a capitalism worldview. She considers who is to responsible for the growing public distrust of economic institutions a ...

Can capitalism survive the 21st century? With this talk, Dr. Rossell looks at the shortcomings of the current economic system as well as the rapid growth of movements that challenge a capitalism worldview. She considers who is to responsible for the growing public distrust of economic institutions as well as how financial crises can be prevented in the future.

Post-Recession Global Growth

Join Dr. Marci Rossell as she explains what has caused a dismal post-Recession global growth, which major players are driving (or slowing) economic growth on a large scale, and where the next major expansion is being driven. With the global economy at a pivot point, she looks at the implications of ...

Join Dr. Marci Rossell as she explains what has caused a dismal post-Recession global growth, which major players are driving (or slowing) economic growth on a large scale, and where the next major expansion is being driven. With the global economy at a pivot point, she looks at the implications of China and India’s new roles on the world stage, the rise of Millennials, and the emergence of cheap energy, among other factors.

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Biography

Marci Rossell is a world-renowned economist and financial expert known for her ability to take complex economic issues, often dull in the button-down press, and make them relevant to people’s lives, families, and careers. Revered for her depth of expertise as well as her thought-provoking insight, Dr. Rossell discusses the nexus of economics, politics, culture and the media. Her animated style was honed when she served as the popular and lively Chief Economist for CNBC and Co-Host of Squawk Box, where she became a household name and a must-watch source of financial news.

In the months immediately following September 11th, Dr. Rossell directed awareness of the estimated 440,000 viewers to the financial market turmoil—earning some of the highest ratings in the history of the network. An expert on investing, globalization, and trade, she uses her media and courtroom experience coupled with her expertise in business and government to address the current state of our economy, including economic recovery, restructuring, and revitalization. As a speaker, she specializes in delivering authentic, applicable, and high-energy keynotes as well as participating in and leading panel discussions on the most pressing issues of the day. Her innovative and stimulating commentary will ring in the audience members’ ears well after she leaves the stage.

In addition to her speaking engagements and television appearances, Dr. Rossell is currently a Senior Economic Advisor for investment advisory firm Delphin Investments, where her analysis provides insight on global economic and political developments with investment research across equities, fixed income, currencies, and commodities. Prior to her career in broadcast journalism, Marci served as Corporate Economist and Investment Spokesperson for OppenheimerFunds, one of the nation’s largest mutual fund companies. Before moving to Wall Street, she was an expert witness for Deloitte and Touche in court cases involving economic issues. She began her career as an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. 

Dr. Rossell earned a PhD in economics from Southern Methodist University, where she was named one of the Young Alumni of the Year In 2002. She brings a world of experience—from Main Street to Wall Street—when discussing the U.S. economy, international events, and movements in capital markets. She has served as a visiting professor at DePaul University.