Todd Buchholz is a former director of economic policy at the White House, a managing director of the US$15 billion Tiger hedge fund, and an economics teacher at Harvard. He advised President Bush Snr and is a frequent commentator on ABC News, PBS, and CBS. He recently hosted his own show on CNBC. He is also co-founder and managing director of Two Oceans Management, LLC. He has written numerous books, including Market Shock: 9 Economic and Social Upheavals that Will Shake Your Financial Future, New Ideas from Dead Economists and From Here to Economy. His latest works, New Ideas from Dead CEOs and The Castro Gene, were published in 2007. Buchholz is a contributing editor at Worth magazine, where he writes the “Global markets” column. His editorials in the Wall Street Journal correctly forecast the 2001 slowdown in the US. He won the Allyn Young teaching prize at Harvard and holds advanced degrees in economics and law from Cambridge and Harvard.