'The Economy and Investing' to be topic of Westport talk

Former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Arthur Levitt, will introduce financial expert Marc Lasry for a discussion about the state of the U.S. and global economy and the investment climate on Sunday, Aug 3, at 2 p.m. at the Westport Library.

Lasry, CEO and co-founder of Avenue Capital Group, will be interviewed by technology executive and former financial journalist Dan Goodgame. Lasry will address why good investments are getting harder to find, regions and industries where his firm is finding them and how they find them. In addition, he will talk about his purchase, with a partner, of the Milwaukee Bucks and his hiring of Jason Kidd as coach, along with his interest in politics, philanthropy and comic books.

For information, visit www.westportlibrary.org or call 203-291-4800.