Macroeconomic Advisers LLC receives the prestigious Arcus Award for Achievement in Financial Services for 2017 The 2017 Arcus Award was presented to Macroeconomic Advisers, LLC for Achievement in Financial Services on February 23, 2017 at the annual awards dinner with over 850 members of the St. Louis business community in attendance. Recipients of the award are selected by a panel of business scholars and executives from review of hundreds of nominees. A past recipient of the Arcus Award for Achievement in Financial Services includes the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. See article in the St Louis Business Journal here.
MA’s Joel Prakken was quoted in the article, “Border tax debate pits theory against the real world” by David Nicklaus of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (excerpts shown below). Businesses are scrambling to understand the border tax. Joel Prakken, senior managing director at Macroeconomic Advisers in Clayton, said clients had more questions about it than any other proposed policy change. “Very few people in the real world believe” the theory that the tax won’t affect imports or exports, Prakken said. “Currency traders don’t believe it, and businesses don’t believe it.” (click her for article)