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Jerry Bowyer

Jerry Bowyer

Jerry Bowyer is a Forbes contributor, contributing editor of AffluentInvestor.com, and Senior Fellow in Business Economics at The Center for Cultural Leadership. Jerry has compiled an impressive record as a leading thinker in finance and economics. He worked as an auditor and a tax consultant with Arthur Anderson, as Vice President of the Beechwood Company which is the family office associated with Federated Investors, and has consulted in various privatization efforts for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. He founded the influential economic think tank, the Allegheny Institute, and has lectured extensively at universities, businesses and civic groups. Jerry has been a member of three investment committees, among which is Benchmark Financial, Pittsburgh’s largest financial services firm. Jerry had been a regular commentator on Fox Business News and Fox News. He was formerly a CNBC Contributor, has guest-hosted “The Kudlow Report”, and has written for CNBC.com, National Review Online, and The Wall Street Journal, as well as many other publications. He is the author of The Bush Boom and more recently The Free Market Capitalist’s Survival Guide, published by HarperCollins. Jerry is the President of Bowyer Research. Jerry consulted extensively with the Bush White House on matters pertaining to the recent economic crisis. He has been quoted in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine, The International Herald Tribune and various local newspapers. He has been a contributing editor of National Review Online, The New York Sun and Townhall Magazine. Jerry has hosted daily radio and TV programs and was one of the founding members of WQED’s On-Q Friday Roundtable. He has guest-hosted the Bill Bennett radio program as well as radio programs in Chicago, Dallas and Los Angeles. Jerry is the former host of WorldView, a nationally syndicated Sunday-morning political talk show created on the model of Meet The Press. On WorldView, Jerry interviewed distinguished guests including the Vice President, Treasury Secretary, HUD Secretary, former Secretary of Sate Condoleezza Rice, former Presidential Advisor Carl Rove, former Attorney General Edwin Meese and publisher Steve Forbes. Jerry has taught social ethics at Ottawa Theological Hall, public policy at Saint Vincent’s College, and guest lectured at Carnegie Mellon’s graduate Heinz School of Public Policy. In 1997 Jerry gave the commencement address at his alma mater, Robert Morris University. He was the youngest speaker in the history of the school, and the school received more requests for transcripts of Jerry’s speech than at any other time in its 120-year history. Jerry lives in Pennsylvania with his wife, Susan, and the youngest five of their seven children.

Posts By Jerry Bowyer

June 6, 2013 |

‘Greedy Speculators’ Don’t Cause Inflation, But Greedy Princes Do

It is a basic fact of economics that price inflation is caused by excess monetary expansion. It is a fact in the same sense that the idea that the earth revolves around the sun is a fact, in that it … Read More

June 3, 2013 |

Is Religion An Essential Driver Of Economic Growth?

Peter Berger is perhaps the world’s most prominent living sociologist. He has written two dozen books including seminal texts in the development of the sociology of religion, the sociology of knowledge, and the sociology of modern development. He may be … Read More

May 24, 2013 |

Is Pope Francis Right About the Golden Calf?

When Cardinal Bergoglio was first chosen as Pope, my immediate reaction was that, although he would probably not tamper with the Church’s views on sexual issues, he would likely move it to the left in terms of economic rhetoric. I … Read More

May 20, 2013 |

Prosperity: The Three Questions That Really Matter

Tune in to financial TV, read financial news, listen to financial radio and most of what you watch, read and hear is noise. Cable TV increased the number of channels from several to hundreds, and new media increased it from … Read More

May 14, 2013 |

Perhaps Niall Ferguson Had A Point About Keynes

If you pay attention to economic debates you know by now that a celebrity historian named Niall Ferguson made some off-hand comments at a financial conference in which he linked John Maynard Keynes’ homosexuality to some flaws in his economics. … Read More

April 29, 2013 |

The Economy Has Nothing To Do With The Stock Markets, Right?

One of the first financial guys I ever met told me confidently “the economy and the markets have nothing to do with one another.” Recently I was interviewing potential new writers for a financial newsletter which I’ve been asked to … Read More

April 22, 2013 |

Does GDP Growth Predict The Direction Of Stocks?

Previously on Forbes.com I wrote an article critical of a newsletter from John Mauldin in which he questions the link between growth and stock performance (link here). The article uses work by a prominent money manager named Jeremy Grantham. It appeared that Mauldin was … Read More

April 8, 2013 |

The Stock Markets Are Forecasting Economic Stagnation, Not Recovery

A number of commentators, some of them friends, have been declaring that current stock market valuations prove that the economy is in full recovery. They think that the market reflects high levels of optimism about the future and that this … Read More

March 27, 2013 |

An America In Decline Literally Becomes The ‘New’ Great Britain

I’ve argued this point before and often investors intuitively get the point better than money managers. For example, the other day I was talking to my cardiologist, and after the examination we were chatting in the hallway and he asked me … Read More

March 14, 2013 |

Is Jorge Bergoglio, The New Pope Francis, A Capitalist?

I remember when Cardinal Ratzinger was announced as Pope. It happened while I was on live TV, on CNBC with Larry Kudlow. They cut away from me and the other pundits to a live correspondent, who announced that the former … Read More

March 7, 2013 |

John Mauldin’s Muddled Stock Return Model

John Mauldin has become a financial celebrity. His blast email empire has grown to roughly 1.5 million recipients. He has used the latter to launch fee-based (between $150 and $200 per year) subscription newsletters, conferences around the country, plus he writes … Read More

March 4, 2013 |

When Investing, Pay Close Attention To Country Over Company

The stale old stock pickers’ debate about whether to bet on the right jockey or the right horse might leave out the most important long-term factor for building a diversified portfolio…you just might do better betting on the right track.

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February 15, 2013 |

Down On Downton: Why The Left Is Torching Downton Abbey

The first thing to do is to admit that I’m a Downton Abbey fan. In fact, I’ve watched every episode twice. But in my defense, I counterbalance my Downton viewings with at least one hour spent with my chainsaw for every hour tuned into Masterpiece Classic.

One … Read More

January 30, 2013 |

Jerry Bowyer on Cavuto on Business, December, 2006

Jerry Bowyer Jerry Bowyer is a Forbes contributor, contributing editor of AffluentInvestor.com, and Senior Fellow in Business Economics at The Center for Cultural Leadership.

Jerry has compiled an impressive record as a leading thinker in finance and economics. He … Read More

January 30, 2013 |

Jerry Bowyer on The Kudlow Report, December 10th, 2009

Jerry Bowyer Jerry Bowyer is a Forbes contributor, contributing editor of AffluentInvestor.com, and Senior Fellow in Business Economics at The Center for Cultural Leadership.

Jerry has compiled an impressive record as a leading thinker in finance and economics. He … Read More

January 30, 2013 |

Jerry Bowyer on The Kudlow Report, July 1st, 2009

Jerry Bowyer Jerry Bowyer is a Forbes contributor, contributing editor of AffluentInvestor.com, and Senior Fellow in Business Economics at The Center for Cultural Leadership.

Jerry has compiled an impressive record as a leading thinker in finance and economics. He … Read More

January 30, 2013 |

Jerry Bowyer on The Kudlow Report, November 11th, 2009

Jerry Bowyer Jerry Bowyer is a Forbes contributor, contributing editor of AffluentInvestor.com, and Senior Fellow in Business Economics at The Center for Cultural Leadership.

Jerry has compiled an impressive record as a leading thinker in finance and economics. He … Read More

January 30, 2013 |

Jerry Bowyer debating Ann Coulter on Kudlow & Company, March 6th, 2008

Jerry Bowyer Jerry Bowyer is a Forbes contributor, contributing editor of AffluentInvestor.com, and Senior Fellow in Business Economics at The Center for Cultural Leadership.

Jerry has compiled an impressive record as a leading thinker in finance and economics. He … Read More

January 30, 2013 |

Jerry Bowyer guest hosting The Kudlow Report, May 21st, 2009 (Part 1)

Jerry Bowyer Jerry Bowyer is a Forbes contributor, contributing editor of AffluentInvestor.com, and Senior Fellow in Business Economics at The Center for Cultural Leadership.

Jerry has compiled an impressive record as a leading thinker in finance and economics. He … Read More

January 28, 2013 |

As Obama Heads To Term Two, What Are Investors To Do?

It’s 4:30 in the morning, and I’m awake and I’m thinking about my country. Praying even.  Out of bed;  go downstairs; confirm what I suspected when I went to bed at 9 last night, that Obama had indeed won reelection; … Read More

January 28, 2013 |

The Republican Party Needs A Reset On Immigration

Since the Romney/Ryan ticket’s loss last Tuesday, the Republican Party has been going through a period of soul searching.  Much of that is useless propaganda about how the party needs to move to the ‘center’ (whatever that is) on its … Read More

January 28, 2013 |

How A Failed Commune Gave Us What Is Now Thanksgiving

It’s wrong to say that American was founded by capitalists. In fact, America was founded by socialists who had the humility to learn from their initial mistakes and embrace freedom. One of the earliest and arguably most historically significant North … Read More

January 28, 2013 |

When Warren Went Left: The Ideological Seduction Of Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett has released his annual encyclical on the need to raise taxes for the wealthy, from the New York Times, the de facto cathedral of the Church of Enlightened Envy. As usual the arguments make no sense, and conservatives have issued the usual … Read More

January 28, 2013 |

Do Yourself A Favor And “Voucherize” The Christmas Thing

Several years ago my wife and I made a decision – we decided to skip The Christmas Thing.  Not all of Christmas, mind you, but all the parts which stress everyone out, but nevertheless don’t seem to do anyone any … Read More

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