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Nicholas P. Sargen, PhD | Fort Washington Investment Advisors

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Nicholas P. Sargen is an international economist turned global money manager. He has been involved in international financial markets since the early 1970s, when he began his career at the U.S. Treasury and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. He subsequently worked on Wall Street for 25 years, holding senior positions with Morgan Guaranty Trust (VP- International Economics Department), Salomon Brothers Inc. (Director of Bond Market Research), Prudential Insurance (CIO for Global Fixed Income Advisors) and J.P. Morgan Private Bank (Chief Investment Strategist). In 2003 he became Chief Investment Officer for the Western & Southern Financial Group and its affiliate, Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc., where he now serves as Chief Economist.


Sargen has written extensively on international financial markets. He recently authored a book, Global Shocks: An Investment Guide for Turbulent Markets, and his latest book, Investing in the Trump Era: How Economic Policies Impact Financial Markets, is slated to be published in August. He appeared frequently on business television programs throughout his career on Wall Street, and was a regular panelist on Louis Rukeyser’s Wall Street Week. He was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, and received a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.A. and PhD in Economics from Stanford University. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, and he has recently relocated to Keswick, Virginia.

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