Paul Ballew

Paul Ballew is senior vice president of customer insights and analytics at Nationwide Mutual Insurance in Columbus, Ohio. Ballew previously served as a Fed economist, a partner for J.D. Power and a senior executive at General Motors.

Recent Articles By The Author

3 Factors Shaping the Fourth Quarter

3 Factors Shaping the Fourth Quarter

Forecasting in the current environment is perilous, but here are some key things to watch.

Why QE3? Fed Right to Focus on Other Things

Why QE3? Fed Right to Focus on Other Things

If more quantitative easing does not come to pass, it will certainly not be the end of the world.

4 Things That Matter In the Upcoming Economy

4 Things That Matter In the Upcoming Economy

Look for slow and hesitant growth, but there are issues that must be resolved first.

The World (Economy) Is Flat After All, For Now

The World (Economy) Is Flat After All, For Now

This plateau makes for a great deal of apprehension and may have to be proven wrong before investors re-engage.

Fed's Real Challenge Comes With QE2 Exit

Fed's Real Challenge Comes With QE2 Exit

QE2 was just the pregame. Now it gets interesting for the Fed.