Black Hills Retreat – Meet the Presenters: Jim Reber

Jim Reber President & CEO ICBA Securities 

Presentation Stimulus, and Response

The Federal Reserve has been trying to slow down the economy for two full years now, with some tangible measures of success. The “stimulus” to the bond market recently has been the Fed’s comments, since Fed Funds levels have been on hold since August. The “response” has been the reaction to these comments, and economic releases. We will review 2024 commentary, and the “data,” and the market’s current expectations.

Presenter Biography

Jim Reber is President and CEO of ICBA Securities.  He is a frequent speaker and lecturer at bank investment seminars and workshops.  Jim also writes a monthly investment column for Independent Banker magazine.  He is on the faculty at Barret School of Banking in Memphis, TN, and serves on the Board of Regents and a term as Chairman.  Jim is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst, and is a graduate of Christian Brothers University, where he served on the Board of Trustees as Chairman of the Finance Committee and University Treasurer.