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Eric Schmidt, Former Chair & CEO Google & Alphabet

Business Insider: 7 business and political leaders calling for a reimagined economy following the coronavirus pandemic

On a livestream to the Economic Club of New York, Schmidt said the pandemic will have long-term economic effects. "It's not going to be a quick recovery back to the hugging and kissing and restaurants and all the behaviors that were perfectly fine before the pandemic."

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New York Times: Stocks Waver as China Tensions Climb

During a webinar hosted by the Economic Club of New York, he said that efforts to stem the economic damage would inevitably involve waste and encounter dead ends, but that “conventional economic efficiency should not be what you should be doing during a war.”

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Charles W. Eliot University Professor Lawrence Summers

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

Part two of the conversation between Two of America's leading economists, Lawrence H. Summers and R. Glenn Hubbard.

Vice Chairman of IHS Markit and Author Dr. Daniel Yergin

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

Conversation with Dr. Daniel Yergin, who will provide insights on the energy markets during the Covid-19 crisis and the economic impacts.

Vice President of the Citizens Budget Commission Maria Doulis

ECNY in partnership with the Women's Forum of New York

The Economic Club of New York, President and moderator, Barbara Van Allen, speaks with Maria Doulis, VP of the Citizens Budget Commission.

Founder and Chairman of Evercore ISI Ed Hyman

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

Join us in conversation as Ed Hyman discuses what he expects for the economy and markets in response to COVID-19.

Editor-in-Chief of Bloomberg John Micklethwait and Political Editor of The Economist Adrian Wooldridge

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

Conversation with John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge, on their recent Bloomberg Opinion piece, "The Virus Should Wake Up the West."

New York Fed President John C. Williams

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

As President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, John C. Williams serves as the vice chairman and a permanent member of the Federal Open Market Committee. He will address The Economic Club of New York on April 16th on the U.S. economic outlook during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Former Chairman and CEO, Google & Alphabet ERIC SCHMIDT

Vox: Google’s former CEO hopes the coronavirus makes people more “grateful” for Big Tech

“Think about what your life would be like in America without Amazon, for example. The benefit of these corporations — which we love to malign — in terms of the ability to communicate ... the ability to get information, is profound — and I hope people will remember that when this thing is finally over,” Schmidt said on a livestream to the Economic Club of New York. “So let’s be a little bit grateful that these companies got the capital, did the investment, built the tools that we’re using now and have really helped us out. Imagine having the same reality of this pandemic without these tools.”

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Former Chairman of Google Eric Schmidt

ECNY: Hosting Conference Call

Conversation with Eric Schmidt as he discuses the technological response to COVID-19 and how the tools and solutions of today could provide a digital infrastructure that will outlast this crisis.

Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, Physician, Oncologist and Author

ECNY: hosting conference call event

Dr. Mukherjee's most recent article in The New Yorker: How Does the Coronavirus Behave Inside a Patient? (March 26, 2020)

Dr. Mukherjee conference call with ECNY Chair Marie Josée Kravis about the behavior of the coronavirus and implications for flattening the curve.


Yahoo News: US$2 trillion package a ‘good start’ but economic recovery relies on coronavirus containment, US economist says

“Success in controlling growth [of] the disease and, ultimately, putting it behind us is going to be the single most important determinant of the economic consequences of the Covid episode,” said Larry Summers, former US Treasury secretary, at a virtual event hosted by the Economic Club of New York.

Summers applauded the efforts by the Federal Reserve, Congress and the executive branch to pass legislation to stabilise the economy.

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Baron's: Dow Futures Are Up as Gains for Oil Lift Energy Stocks

What happens here is ultimately going to be determined by the disease and the success in containing the spread of the disease,” former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers said at an Economic Club of New York video meeting on Wednesday. “No matter how voluminous the fiscal policy if people cannot leave their houses...there is going to be a very substantial limit on what the [economic output] can be.”

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Lawrence H. Summers and R. Glenn Hubbard

ECNY: hosting virtual event

Two of America's leading economists, Lawrence H. Summers and R. Glenn Hubbard, speaking on the economic implications of the COVID19 virus.

New York Stock Exchange President Stacey Cunningham

ECNY: hosting virtual event

Special conference call with NYSE President Stacey Cunningham. Discussing recent market events in light of the COVID-19 health crisis. With Moderator Marie-Josée Kravis, Chair of The Economic Club of New York and Senior Fellow, The Hudson Institute


Yahoo Finance: Markets will stay open despite 'unprecedented anxiety' over coronavirus

"All of the conversation that I have had with other exchanges, with our regulators, with our government. No one is suggesting that they’re even considering closing the markets,” said Stacey Cunningham during a conference call on Thursday hosted by the Economic Club of New York."

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CNBC: Citadel turns 2020 profit after spotting virus risk early

On Feb. 6, Griffin called the coronavirus “probably the most concrete short-run risk we see in the financial markets globally” during an appearance at The Economic Club of New York.

"It’s not a Chinese health crisis. It is a global health crisis,” he said.

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Online Event with Dr. Scott Gottlieb

ECNY: Hosting Conference Call

An interview of Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Resident Fellow at American Enterprise Institute and 23rd Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, by Becky Quick, Squawk Box Co-Anchor, CNBC

Maverick Capital Managing Partner Lee S. Ainslie III

Bloomberg Quint: Maverick Capital’s Ainslie Calls Out ‘Generation of Greed’

Hedge fund industry titan Lee Ainslie said this may go down as “the generation of greed.”

“We’re operating with a 5% budget deficit, with a robust economy and full employment,” the head of Maverick Capital said at the Economic Club of New York on Monday. “We’re already $70,000 per man, woman and child in debt and growing that by $3,000 to $4,000 a year -- and what we’ve done to the environment.”

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Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President and CEO Robert Kaplan

WSJ: Fed’s Kaplan Warns Central Bank Actions Are Driving Up Risk Taking

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas leader Robert Kaplan said Wednesday central bank actions, most notably its injections of liquidity into financial markets, are boosting investors’ risk taking, adding he would like to find a way soon to pare back the expansion of the Fed’s balance sheet.

“Many market participants believe that growth in the Fed balance sheet is supportive of higher valuations and risk assets,” Mr. Kaplan told reporters after an appearance at the Economic Club of New York. When it comes to worries Fed actions are driving up stocks, he said “I’m sympathetic to that concern” and added “I think it’s wise to acknowledge it and be cognizant of that concern as we think about our next actions.”

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