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Sherry Cooper

DR. SHERRY COOPER is Global Economic Strategist and Executive Vice-President of Harris Bank (Chicago) and Bank of Montreal (Toronto). She is in constant demand as a speaker and writer because of her ability to demystify the complexities of economics and investment strategy.

Dr. Cooper has an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pittsburgh where she was awarded a Mellon Fellowship. After five years as an economist at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C., she joined the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) as Director of Financial Economics. Since 1983, she has been Chief Economist of BMO Nesbitt Burns, a leading Canadian investment dealer.

Dr. Cooper, a former member of the Barron's Economic Roundtable, is a frequent guest on CNBC and CNN and is widely quoted in leading business and investment publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Business Week, and Investors Business Daily. She is the author of the bestseller The Cooper Files: A Practical Guide to Your Financial Future.