Rob Parenteau uses macroeconomic insights to inform US equity and global balanced portfolio strategy at his consulting firm, MacroStrategy Edge. Rob also is the current author and editor of the monthly Richebacher Letter at Agora Financial. Over the prior 24 years, Rob served as the Chief US Economist and Investment Strategist at RCM, an investment management company of Allianz Global Investors. Prior to his career at RCM, Rob received his BA with honors in Political Economy from Williams College in January 1983. In 1989, he completed his Chartered Financial Analyst degree and taught CFA candidates over the following decade for SASF. Rob has published papers applying Hy Minsky’s theory of financial instability as chapters in two books, Contemporary Post Keynesian Analysis and Financialization and the Global Economy. Rob was appointed as a Research Associate at The Levy Institute of Economics in 2006, and frequently speaks at the annual Minsky conference.