Comprehensive Economic Advice
Analysis for institutional investors
Analysis within a classical business cycle framework. A top-down and bottom-up focus in providing investment advice by leading economist, Dr. Michael Cosgrove.
Analysis, strategy & Execution
The Econoclast®, a Dallas based company, provides comprehensive analysis and research reports for institutional investors and corporations within a classical business cycle framework. The Econoclast, Inc., founded in 1979 by Dr. Michael Cosgrove, focuses on how trends in the economy, tax rates, dividends, oil prices, money and inflation influence capital markets. Clients include pension funds, mutual funds and corporations. Econoclast analysis and insights are often quoted in the national media.
- Ranked top economist by the WSJ
- Wall Street Journal Monthly Economic Survey Member
- Blue Chip Economic Indicator Monthly Survey Member
Include timely analysis of capital market features. Including institutional economics, capital markets, and asset allocation.
Monthly Research Strategy
Trends is a research report of opportunities in capital markets. Changes in tax rates, technology and monetary policy are believed to be the major determinants of changes in capital markets. Commodity indexes are utilized as longer-term inflation gauges. The focus is secular trends and is top-down.
Advanced Advisory Services
Include phone calls and on-site visits; including availability to speak on macroeconomic and policy issues.
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Includes top-down secular trend studies and timely capital market comments
Dr. Michael Cosgrove
Michael Cosgrove is Principal, The Econoclast®, Inc., the firm he founded in 1979. His op-eds have been featured and he has been quoted in media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily, Barron's, The Hill, and The Christian Science Monitor. Dr. Cosgrove publishes articles in academic journals such as the Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Futures Research Quarterly and Journal of International Finance and Economics. He is a member of The Wall Street Journal's survey and has been an invited member of Blue Chip Economic Indicators since 1983. Prior to becoming Principal of The Econoclast®, Dr. Cosgrove was Director, Strategy Development, at Gulf Oil. His Ph.D. in Economics is from Ohio State University. Dr. Cosgrove's book "The Cost of Winning - Global Development Policies and Broken Social Contracts," is published by Transaction Press/Rutgers University.
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