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Industry Perspectives

Listen and read perspectives about recent market news and the overall health of the economy.

December 4, 2015
Are We Headed Toward the Next Recession?
Read the latest article by KC Mathews, UMB executive vice president and chief investment officer, where he discusses the potential for a recession and what history can tell us about today's economy.

December 12, 2013
Listen to UMB executives roundtable discussion regarding the outlook of the markets and the economy in 2014.
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November 13, 2013
UMB's Chief Investment Officer KC Mathews provides an economic update to listeners on KMOX Radio. He discusses what possible effects new Fed Chair Janet Yellen could have on the markets in 2014.
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April 26, 2013
UMB Healthcare Services' CEO, Dennis Triplett, talks with Bloomberg Radio about the latest in Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and how consumers can become more involved in decisions around their healthcare.
Listen now (.mp3) (~ 9 minutes) 

April 26, 2013
UMB Chairman and CEO Mariner Kemper talks with Bloomberg Radio about low interest rates and the current lending environment, both of which are helping businesses of all sizes expand their opportunities and grow.
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Moving America Forward
UMB Chairman and CEO Mariner Kemper emphasizes the need to emerge from the crippling financial crisis mentality to move America forward.

UMB Chairman and CEO Mariner Kemper publishes editorial: "After the Financial Crisis: Embracing Responsibility and Accountability"
Kemper discusses how 'rowing close to shore' is a valuable lesson.

April 13, 2010
UMB Healthcare Services’ CEO, Dennis Triplett, discusses the key components of the health care bill and how it may affect your business.
Listen now (.mp3) (~30 minutes)*

UMB Chairman and CEO Mariner Kemper publishes editorial: "When the Dust Settles." (pdf)
Kemper outlines what a financial reform bill should achieve "when the dust settles."

After Economic Crossroads, Where Do We Turn?(pdf)
UMB Chairman & CEO Mariner Kemper cites next steps in rebuilding our economy in this editorial.

*The opinions and forecasts are based on information and sources of information deemed to be reliable, but UMB does not warrant the accuracy of the information that this opinion and forecast is based upon. Further, the information and opinions contained within this audio are subject to change at any time without notice and should not be construed as investment advice or recommendation of any specific security or sector.

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