Jim Bianco

Jim Bianco

Formal First Name
James (Jim)

Jim Bianco is President and Macro Strategist at Bianco Research, an industry-leading analytical company he founded in 1998. Free from the biases of traditional research in Wall Street, he has been offering an objective, incisive commentary on the global economy and financial markets since 1990. Bianco is a recognized expert in macro, fixed-income, and economic analysis. His commentaries cover monetary policy, the intersection of markets and politics, the role of government in the economy as well as fund flows and positioning in financial markets.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Bianco started working in the bond market in 1987.
  • He was a Market Strategist in equity and fixed income research at UBS Securities.
  • He served as an Equity Technical Analyst at First Boston and Shearson Lehman Brothers. 


  • the money flow characteristics of primary dealers, mutual funds, hedge funds, futures traders, banks, and institutional investors
  • how the ratio of the equity market’s capitalization as a percentage of the nominal gross domestic product affects price performance of the stock market
  • how market performance affects mutual fund investors
  • the effects of commodity prices on bond yields
  • the role government regulation plays in determining inflation
  • the role politics plays in setting interest rates
  • measuring the stock and bond markets from a total return perspective


  • Bianco produces unique insights into movements in the financial markets.
  • He has been a featured speaker at many investment conferences. 
  • He appears regularly on CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg, and Fox News.
  • He is often featured in investment publications including The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Barron’s, Forbes, Fortune, and Grant’s Interest Rate Observer.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision multiple times.
  • He has written for Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities, Financial Trader, and Futures Magazine.