Macroeconomic and Market Volatility: Insights from Fed Veteran Idanna Appio, PhD
On April 7, 2020, we spoke with Idanna Appio about recent market developments and the potential short- and long-term macroeconomic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. A senior sovereign analyst on our Global Value team, Idanna is responsible for sovereign debt and foreign exchange research. Prior to joining First Eagle in 2015, Idanna spent more than 15 years at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, finishing her time there as Deputy Head of the Global Economic Analysis department. This is a lightly edited transcript of the conversation.