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Michael R. Englund is Principal Director and Chief Economist for Action Economics, LLC. Previously, he was the Chief Economist for MMS International, where he worked for over twenty years, pioneering the early stages of the real-time commentary industry. Mike took on numerous initiatives to expand the breadth and depth of the MMS Treasury product over that period, and worked closely on the development and original launch of the MMS Currency product. For just over a decade ending in 2002, MMS International was owned by Standard & Poor's, where Mike held the title of Chief Market Economist for Standard and Poor's, and where he served on the Standard and Poor's Forecast Council. Dr. Englund has a Ph.D. in economics and an M.A. in statistics from the University of California at Berkeley. He also spent a year studying at the London School of Economics, and has a B.A. in economics from Middlebury College. In addition, Mike previously was on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Business Economics, was Chair of the NABE Financial Roundtable, and was President of the San Francisco Chapter of the NABE.