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The Global Effect of Brexit

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The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union has created significant geopolitical and economic uncertainty and will have global implications. Tom Portz, founding principal of Sterling Capital Management, will provide background on the European Union’s four freedoms (movement of workers, movement of goods, movement of capital and movement of services), why the UK joined the EU, factors leading to the decision to leave, and the impact of Brexit, including how it affects the United States.
Portz’s extensive worldwide travel gives him first-hand experiences that he shares in his lectures on the European Union and Brexit. His perspective on current global political and economic issues economic issues is highly respected and sought after.
Portz was educated at Purdue, Cambridge and Oxford. He provides economic forecasting metrics to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. The Federal Reserve Bank has recognized him five times with its forecasting excellence award.
Light refreshments will be served following presentation.
Portz also will address cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, in a special presentation to Stritch’s College of Business and Management students. Guests are invited to attend this presentation, which will begin at approximately 6:30 p.m.

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