Joseph Brusuelas is Director at Moody’s Economy.com and is a well-known economist in the financial sector. Prior to his current position, he was the Chief Economist at Merk Funds and Chief U.S. Economist at IDEAglobal. His primary fields of interest are monetary policy, fixed income, currencies and commodities. Brusuelas was named the best forecaster during the month of August 2009 by Marketwatch/Dow Jones.