Steven Blitz

Managing Director, Global Macro, Chief US Economist

Steven joined the company in 2017. His professional experience as economist and portfolio manager began in the late 1970s.

It includes econometric modelling at Data Resources Inc., creating interest rate and FX derivatives strategies at Salomon Brothers, managing US and global fixed-income portfolios at OFFITBANK, being global head of fixed-income at Lazard Asset Management and, more recently, as Chief Economist at M Science he developed “big data” to underpin his analysis of the economy, central bank policies, and capital market pricing.

Aside from his extensive client-facing work, Steven is a well-known commentator on economic and financial issues, is frequently quoted in the financial press, appearing on TV and radio, and writing guest columns for financial publications.

"Steve Blitz is a remarkable resource in understanding the nuanced yet volatile interactions among the Fed board, the global economic data and the Fed's every evolving mandate in the era of Trump."
Anoop Rathod, Founder & CEO, Fort Mercer Capital Management LLP, New York, USA
“We consider Mr Blitz to be one of the best Fed callers in the marketplace.”
Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income – Rates & Emerging Markets, KBC Asset Management NV
"We have utilized TS Lombard’s research for over 10 years. We find it independent, conservatively grounded and a refreshing viewpoint on both US economic activity and the world. We are especially grateful for the commentaries from Charles Dumas, Steve Blitz, Dario Perkins."
Thomas H. Atteberry, Partner, First Pacific Advisors LP, Los Angeles, USA
"Steve Blitz consistently provides informed and insightful observations to our readers at TheStreet on the economy and the Federal Reserve, and he is especially good at dissecting the relationship between politics and policy on financial matters like tax and trade."
Brad Keoun, The Street, Austin, Texas
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