Jim O'Sullivan is Chief U.S. Macro Strategist for TD Securities, based in New York. He forecasts and analyzes U.S. macroeconomic developments and policy actions driving financial markets.
According to MarketWatch, he is "the best high-frequency economic forecaster in America." He has been MarketWatch Forecaster of the Year in 12 of the 16 years since the award was created, including each of the last nine. Ranking is based on accuracy in projecting U.S. economic indicators.
Jim joined TD Securities in December 2019 from High Frequency Economics, an independent economics research firm. He began his career at J.P. Morgan, where he authored the U.S. section of Global Data Watch, the firm's flagship publication. He has also worked at UBS and MF Global. While at UBS, he was the editor and lead author of Data Decoder: An Investor's Guide to the U.S. Economy, a guidebook for tracking the U.S. economy.
Jim earned an M.A. in economics from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. He holds a B.A. in economics from Trinity College in Dublin, where he was named a Scholar of the University (top 1%).