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Wednesday, November 14 • 2:15pm - 2:45pm
Economists Roundtable: Unpacking the Trends of Today

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Interest rates are on the way up. Off-lease vehicles are flooding the market. Wholesale prices are dropping. Gas prices are rising. What does it all mean for your business? Let today’s top economists in auto finance unpack current trends, and their potential impact on the future auto industry.

  • What rising interest rates mean for the used-car market
  • Will over-supply of off-lease vehicles disrupt the market?
  • A larger energy perspective on oil and gas prices, and more

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Joe Overby

Sr. Editor, Auto Remarketing
Joe Overby is the senior editor of Auto Remarekting and Auto Remarketing Canada and co-hosts the Auto Remarketing Podcast. He joined Auto Remarketing as a staff writer in 2007 and was promoted to Auto Remarketing editor in 2012, before taking on responsibility as senior editor of... Read More →

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Tony Hughes

Managing Director of Credit Analytics, Moody's Analytics
Tony Hughes is a managing director in the Economic & Consumer Credit group at Moody’s Analytics. He is the head of a small group of high-caliber modelers, charged with identifying new business opportunities for the company. Prior to this appointment, he led the Consumer Credit Analytics... Read More →
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Tom Kontos

Chief Economist, KAR Auction Services
Tom Kontos is chief economist for KAR Auction Services Inc. He makes frequent presentations to clients and at automotive industry conferences, and is often quoted in the trade and national press. Tom is author of Pulse, a report on economic conditions and the new and used vehicle... Read More →
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Jonathan Smoke

Chief Economist, Cox Automotive
Jonathan Smoke is chief economist for Cox Automotive.Smoke leads Cox Automotive’s economic industry insights office. This office is tasked with leveraging data to expand Cox Automotive’s deep expertise in all aspects of the automotive industry. His focus is to connect the data... Read More →

Wednesday November 14, 2018 2:15pm - 2:45pm MST
Kierland 1A