Jason Schenker is the Chairman of The Futurist Institute and the President of Prestige Economics. Bloomberg News has ranked Jason the #1 forecaster in the world in 25 different categories, which is why executives, corporate boards, industry groups, and central banks rely on his financial market research. Jason has also written ten books, including five about disruptive emerging technologies.Learn More About Jason Schenker →
The Robot and Automation Almanac is a collection of essays from leading robot and automation experts, executives, and investors. Each of the essays focuses on the "one big thing" that each author sees in the year ahead: an opportunity, a risk, a challenge, investment themes, an overlooked trend, a perception shift, a step change, or a trend change.
You need to know about audit an due diligence. Are you ready to be a financial skeptic, the gatekeeper for multi-million dollar deals, and someone whoʼs paid to sniff out what stinks? If so, then youʼre ready for A Gentle Introduction to Audit and Due Diligence. Leading financial expert Jason Schenker covers the critical basics and best practices of Due Diligence, Internal Audit, Compilation, Review, Independent Audit, and a number of other topics to get you ready to dig into financial data in a search for the truth.
Blockchain is the subject tackled by the world's leading financial futurist, Jason Schenker, in The Promise of Blockchain. Blockchain technology offers tremendous hope and promise to drastically improve data transparency and data sharing, as well as reduce the risk of a central point of failure for corporate, government, and private entities. But there is also significant hype around blockchain that has been driven by the bubble in cryptocurrency investments and people who don't want to miss out on the next wave of new technology. What will determine the future of blockchain - the hope or the hype?
In Midterm Economics, top-ranked financial forecaster and best-selling author Jason Schenker offers a compelling analysis of the impact US midterm elections have on the economy and financial markets, including equities, currencies, and commodities.
Are you afraid robots will take all the jobs - including yours? Robot-Proof Yourself offers practical tips and recommendations to prepare for the automation age, so you can benefit when robots and automation are more frequently deployed in the workforce. This book will help you prepare for the risks - and reap the rewards of the automation age!
The Robot and Automation Almanac - 2018 is a collection of essays from leading robot and automation experts, executives, and investors. Each of the essays focuses on the "one big thing" that each author sees in the year ahead: an opportunity, a risk, a challenge, investment themes, an overlooked trend, a perception shift, a step change, or a trend change.
In Quantum: Computing Nouveau, top-ranked financial forecaster and best-selling author Jason Schenker explains the growing need for a step change in computer processing power that is driving a technological push to develop the first commercially viable quantum computer. The exponentially stronger computational potential of quantum computers could foster scientific discovery, break blockchains, and trigger a global cybersecurity arms race. To be ready for the opportunities and challenges of tomorrow, you need to understand the new computational powers about to be unleashed.
In Jobs for Robots, Jason Schenker addresses the most critical topics for the future of work, including automation, robotics, FinTech, e-commerce, and online education. Schenker offers a critical examination of the downside risks and upside opportunities for the future of work presented by robotics and automation. He also discusses the greatest challenges required to ensure that society benefits, as we are propelled from the information age into the automation age.
In Electing Recession, Jason Schenker presents a compelling analysis of the impact U.S. presidential elections have on the economy and financial markets, including equities, currencies, and commodities. This book has been ranked an official #1 Best Seller on Amazon. Electing Recession was published in August 2016 by Prestige Professional Publishing.
In Recession-Proof, top-ranked economist Jason Schenker presents a series of proactive strategies to help you survive and thrive in the next downturn. He reveals strategies usually reserved for CEOs, central bankers, and ultra high net worth individuals. This book has been ranked an official #1 Best Seller on Amazon. Recession-Proof was published in February 2016 by Lioncrest Publishing.
Commodity Prices 101 was written by Jason Schenker to help investors, analysts, and executives gain critical commodity market knowledge to meet the challenges posed by volatile commodity markets and prices. This book has been ranked an official #1 Best Seller on Amazon. Commodity Prices 101 was published in October 2012 by Prestige Professional Publishing. The Second Edition of Commodity Prices 101 will be published in 2017.
In this episode of The Financial Futurist, Jason Schenker provides an update on the economy with the possible implications of last week’s tariff announcement. Then, he previews his participation as a Mentor at SXSW - South by Southwest - 2018.
In this episode of The Financial Futurist, Jason Schenker provides an update on the global economy and what indicators to look for to see what’s next in commodity markets. Then, he discusses education technology and how new innovations can help provide more intellectual capital at all levels of society.
In this episode of The Financial Futurist, Jason Schenker provides an update on the economy and what trading technicals to look out for in certain markets. Then, he discusses the risks surrounding correlated asset trading during the volatile market moves of the last few weeks.
Commodity-focused nations are likely to benefit significantly from a global economy that appears to be firing on all cylinders.
There is less downside risk to the euro-zone economy than the U.S. economy.
In the wake of the recent tax bill that has been passed, it is important to consider your own personal tax implications.
As the Fed prepares to meet today, the job market is in good shape. And inflation has risen, but remains relatively low.
Futurists could debate all day long about the number of jobs robots and automation will create, versus the number of jobs they will destroy.
Top-Ranked Economist and Financial Futurist, Jason Schenker, speaks in an interview as part of the Oil Market insight Report with Eithne Treanor in Vienna, Austria - November 2017
Global growth and oil demand have strengthened. Meanwhile, oil inventories have fallen toward the five-year average. What does this mean for OPEC and oil prices?