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Economic and Investment Analysis

At PNC, we help manage your financial concerns with insight, vision, and time-honored tradition by providing analyses and forecasts on regional, national, and global economic and financial trends.


James P. Dunigan
Executive Vice President and Managing Executive, Investments
PNC Wealth Management 

Responsible for investment strategy, equity research, municipal investment, investment services and due diligence as well as the development and execution of investment policies, strategies and tactics for wealth management clients.

Bill Stone

E. William Stone
Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Strategist
PNC Wealth Management 

Responsible for PNC's investment strategy team of analysts monitoring factors influencing the direction of domestic and international financial markets.

View the Investment Outlook and Market Commentary reports.


Stuart G. Hoffman 
Senior Vice President and Chief Economist

Principal spokesperson on all economic issues for PNC and composes the National Economic Outlook and the Market Expectations Survey. Hoffman has been recognized as the second most accurate forecaster by the NABE.


Augustine Faucher 
Vice President and Senior Macroeconomist

Contributes to the preparation of PNC's U.S. economic forecast and alternative economic scenarios as well as the PNC's National Economic Outlook, Economic Releases, Market Expectations Survey, and Economic Outlook Survey of Small Business Owners reports.


William Adams 
Assistant Vice President and Senior International Economist

Forecasts economic conditions and exchange rates, covering emerging Asia, the European Union, Canada and Latin America. Serves as the principal spokesperson on global economic issues for PNC.


Kurt Rankin 
Assistant Vice President and Economist

Contributes to PNC's regional, national and international economic analysis, including coverage of metropolitan area economies throughout PNC's midwestern footprint. Focuses on econometric model design and improvement, and specifically with operations related to quality control and model validation.


Mekael Teshome 
Assistant Vice President and Economist

Contributes to PNC's regional, national and international economic analysis as well as focuses on state and metropolitan economies within PNC's core economic footprint as well as industry analysis.