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Media Advisory: BMO's Experts Available to Provide Market Commentary in Lead-up to U.S. Election

TORONTO, ONTARIO and CHICAGO, ILLINOIS and NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwire - Sept. 19, 2012) - With the U.S. election top of mind, BMO's market and investment strategy experts are available for commentary as Election Day - November 6, 2012 - fast approaches.

BMO experts are available to provide insight into topics including:

  • What impact is the impending election having on equity markets in 2012?
  • How are global currencies reacting?
  • How is the eurozone debt crisis playing a role in policy discussions?
  • How will fixed income markets be impacted by election results?
  • What strategies should investors adopt to protect themselves from volatility during the election period?

BMO Spokespeople Available for Commentary

Jack Ablin, Chief Investment Officer, BMO Harris Private Bank

Jack Ablin is Chief Investment Officer with Harris Private Bank. Mr. Ablin, who is based in Chicago, chairs the Asset Allocation Committee and is responsible for establishing investment policy and strategy within the Personal Investment Management Group. He is also the author of Reading Minds and Markets: Minimizing Risk and Maximizing Returns in a Volatile Global Marketplace and has been named one of the top 100 wealth advisors in North America.

Brian Belski, Chief Investment Strategist, BMO Capital Markets

Brian Belski, Chief Investment Strategist and leader of the Investment Strategy group, provides strategic investment and portfolio management advice to both institutional and private clients. He is based in New York and Toronto. Brian's group produces several investment-strategy publications on a regular basis, with particular focus on the U.S. and Canadian equity markets.

Andrew Busch, Global Currency and Public Policy Strategist, BMO Capital Markets

Andy Busch is the Global Currency and Public Policy Strategist for BMO Capital Markets. Based in Chicago, he is a recognized expert on world financial markets and how these markets are impacted by political events. In addition to his insights about trends in foreign currencies, Andy provides analysis on public policy issues in the United States and Canada.

Dr. Sherry Cooper, Chief Economist, BMO Financial Group

Dr. Sherry Cooper, Chief Economist of BMO Financial Group, leads the bank's highly respected team of economists. She is the 2010 recipient of the Lawrence Klein Award for U.S. forecasting accuracy. Dr. Cooper's forecasts for the 2006-2009 period, which encompassed the U.S. housing bubble, financial crisis, recession and recovery, were the most accurate among a panel of 50 economists.

Media who would like further information
or who would like to arrange for an interview
are asked to contact
Martha McInnis (New York)

Alexis Brown (Toronto)